Fun With Context Clues
In this literacy learning exercise, learners read 4 sentences and use clues to guess what the nonsense words, that are shown in dark print, mean. They write the meaning and the clues that lead them to the meaning.
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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
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
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
Context Clues (5)
Unfamiliar words can make it difficult to understand what a piece of writing is trying to say. Practice using context clues to define words you don't know with a language arts worksheet, which features five sentences and enough space to...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable