Guess the Covered Word is a reading and spelling activity that enables readers to apply decoding strategies. Students use context cues try to figure out the covered word.
Guess the Covered Word can be used in a variety of ways, such as part of your Daily 5 Word Work, Four-Blocks Working with Words, or other spelling and reading programs.
Each word is covered by two different coloured blocks. Both blocks cover the word for initial predictions. Remove the purple block to reveal the initial letter for second, narrower predictions. Remove the orange block to reveal the entire word.
The topic of this particular Guess the Covered Word lesson is Ancient Egyptians and corn. It fits well into lessons in the fall, plant units, studies of ancient cultures, etc.
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