This activity is for teaching context clues using "Fish Cheeks" by Amy Tan. The short narrative discusses an American-Chinese girl's Christmas that instead of turkey and sweet potatoes consisted of prawns and fish cheeks. Where the meal ends only with a loud burp of satisfaction from the guests in a story only Amy Tan can tell.
The accompanying worksheet has 8 questions covering dictionary definition, connotation of words, synonyms, and antonyms using 7 vocabulary words from context in Fish Cheeks.
Answer Key is included with additional vocabulary and discussion questions for students to dig further into the vocabulary presented.
Includes: 2 page worksheet, answer key, and 2 page narrative w/ vocabulary words in bold.
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