Vocabulary: Getting Meaning From Context

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Introduce your class to four different types of context clues: definition, example, comparison or contrast, and inference. Each type has its own description, example, and practice set. After pupils have mastered the four types, put it all together with the final two exercises, where learners must determine the definition of each italicized word using context clues. Tip: Use the final exercise as an assessment.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Includes examples and explanations of each type of context clues
  • Provides a set of exercises that can be easily split up over the course of several days
Cons

  • The file is not easily editable; consider using it to create your own version or providing the entire packet and working through it slowly
Common Core