Children use this grid when they come across an unfamiliar word in a text.
Can they guess what it means based on the other words in the sentence?
Can they decide what word class (part of speech) it is?
Can they choose another word which could replace it?
Can they use a dictionary to find the definition?
Can they explain what the word means in the sentence based on what they now know?
Word Document so you can edit to meet the needs of your pupils.