Clues in Sentences Investigation

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Explore the variety of context clues that help us learn new meanings of unknown words! With this presentation, pupils go in depth into each type of context clue and have their knowledge tested with several small reading passages in which an unknown word must be defined. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Make copies of slides with space to take notes so learners can refer to the information at a later time
  • There are six practice passages at the end of the presentation; divide the class into small groups and have a contest to see which group finds the correct definition first
  • Keep reference materials nearby to confirm context clue definitions
Classroom Considerations
  • The title slide has a picture of the presentation creator, but it can be removed if edited
  • The last slide states that scholars will be given a worksheet; however, a worksheet is not provided
  • The presentation downloads as an editable copy allowing for modifications to fit your classroom's individual needs
  • Explains context clue definitions thoroughly and offers an example
  • None
Common Core