Context Clues: Synonyms and Antonyms
Formatted as if it were in a standardized test, this worksheet provides learners with basic practice identifying synonyms and antonyms. There are only three short sections, so this could also serve as a quick formal assessment.
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Context Clues: Synonyms
What do you do when you find a word that's not familiar to you? Help readers use context clues when encountering unfamiliar words with a grammar activity. They note the parts of the sentences that show the meaning of the word, write how...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary - Words in Context
What do you call a rabbit with a sense of humor? A funny bunny! Beginning with a Hink Pink Think activity, pupils discover meanings of words through an engaging learning game. Next, individuals explore ways to discover word meanings in a...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Determine the Meaning
Enhance elementary readers' vocabulary skills with a worksheet focused on context clues. Individuals read ten short sentences, each with an underlined word, and look over four options to find the most appropriate synonym that could...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Clues in Sentences Investigation
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...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs-Part I
Here is a lesson plan that gives learners a chance to practice using context clues. They read the story, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Students use different word strategies (base words, synonyms, antonyms) to decode and understand...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts