Be a Word Detective
In this vocabulary acquisition worksheet, 5th graders choose 4 words from an issue of Time for Kids. Students write each word and then complete the activities to help them learn the word.
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Context Clues: You Be the Detective
A straightforward slideshow presentation explains the meaning and use of context clues when defining new words. Each slide presents an example of what context clues are, how to identify them, and how it helps reading comprehension. The...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reference Resources: Being a Good Detective
Students explore a variety of reference resources while seeking information. atlases, almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and online search engines as well as library card catalogs are utilized in this instructional activity.
4th - 6th English Language Arts