As readers (both students and adults) we are destined to run into words that are new to us that we may not already know the meaning of. Building the skills to use context clues, grammar hints, and background knowledge to decipher word meaning are instrumental.
This robust package includes 25 pages of practice for students to build skills around deciphering unknown word meaning.
- Practice sheets 1-3 are built around giving the students engaging single serve sentences that contain a high level academic term. They are then provided with four multiple choice definitions that they can narrow down using skills such as substitution, context, or root word knowledge.
At the end fast finishers are given a chance to create their own questions for other students to answer.
- Practice sheets 4-5 flip the script and give the students with a definition prior to reading. Next they are given a paragraph's worth of engaging text where they must pick out the word that best matches the given definition.
At the end students are given a chance to create their versions of a questions for partners to answer.
- Topping things off, a blended test that uses both methods of practice (single sentence definition matching/definition provided word hunting) to assess student mastery is provided.
- Colorized answer key provided for all practices and test!
FEEDBACK FROM THE COMMUNITY
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★A great addition to my mini unit on context clues!
★I absolutely love this resource for my classroom and it has been a great activity to refresh their thinking of word meanings, thanks!
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Complete Grammar Bundle (Save Over 50%) Includes everything below!
Nouns Worksheet + Test
Prepositions Packet + Test
Adjectives Worksheet + Test
Verbs/Adverbs Worksheet + Test
Fact or Opinion Worksheet + Test
Nouns, Verbs,Adjectives Worksheet + Test
Direct Quotes Worksheet + Test
Colons and Semicolons Worksheet + Test
Commas Punctuation Worksheet + Test
There, Their, or They're + Your or You're (Plus Assessment)
Where, Were, or We're + Its or It's (Plus Assessment)
Citing Sources Worksheet ( MLA Style ) + Test
Comparing and Contrasting Worksheet + Test
Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration Worksheet + Test
Apostrophes (contractions and possessive nouns) Worksheet + Test
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Reading Nonfiction Unit (Common Core Aligned)
Reading Fiction Unit (Common Core Aligned)
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Complete Writing Unit: Nonfiction/Expository (Common Core Aligned)
Complete Writing Unit: Literary/Theme Essay (Common Core Aligned)
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Non Fiction Text Structure Identifying Practice Pack
Determining Unknown Word Meaning Practice Pack
Cornell Notes Guides/Templates
50+ Reading Prompts Sticky Note Power Point
Current Events Handout
Show not Tell Practice
Personality Traits Graphic Organizer
Elements of Story: Setting+ Character+ Conflict+ Solution+ Theme Graphic Organizer
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Vocabulary Worksheet Freebie
Vocabulary Worksheet Bundle Set 1
Vocabulary Worksheet Bundle Set 2
Vocabulary Worksheet Bundle Set 3
Poetry Powerpoint Unit
Acrostic Poetry Practice Sheet
Cinquain Poetry Practice Sheet
Haiku Poetry Practice Sheet
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Goal Tracking Meter
Daily Reading Log
Venn Diagram Pack
Peer Editing Freebie
Vocabulary Worksheet Freebie
Story Board Template Freebie
Parts of Speech Cheat Sheet
Nouns Grammar Worksheet + Test
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Blank Lined Paper (Great for Publishing!)
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