Here's a hands-on context clues activity that your students won't soon forget. Teach five types of context clues with this reading activity: definition, synonym (restatement), antonym (contrast), example, and inference.
Context Clues: Teach five types of context clues with these this engaging craftivity! The five types include: synonyms, antonyms, definition, inference, and examples. Your students will read 10 sentences and determine the type of context clue the author
▶ Context Clues - A video that introduces an assignment to have students create made up words for a context clue assignment. Teaches students to use the words around it to figure out the meaning of a word.
Use this sheet in conjunction with the book, Baloney (Henry P.) by Jon Scieszka to help students understand the importance of using context clues (as well as picture clues) to help determine word meaning.
Are you looking for a way to teach your second and third graders about context clues and words and phrases? This packet of reading comprehension passages with imbeded vocabulary will help your and graders master Common Core Standard and