Follow the Clues
In this follow the clues worksheet, students use a graphic organizer to write clues on footsteps leading to an outcome and use the clues to draw conclusions and predict the outcome of a book or story. Students write four short answers.
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Challenge young learners to read between the lines with an activity that focuses on making inferences and using context clues. As class members read short passages that provide several context clues to the meaning of a word in bold, they...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Frindle Lesson Plan
"Who says a pen has to be called a pen? Why not call it a frindle?" Inspired by this quote from the award-winning novel written by Andrew Celements, this lesson plan allows children to invent their own terms for common classroom objects,...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable