Vocabulary in Context

The four common types of context clues—examples, synonyms, antonyms, and a general sense of the sentence or passage—are the focus of a resource that provides clear explanations, examples, and opportunities for readers to practice the skill of using context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary words.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have individuals highlight on the practice sets the context clues they used to determine the meaning of the words
Classroom Considerations
  • Several of the explanations refer to page numbers for the workbook from which the pages are drawn
  • The 36-page packet includes explanations, examples, practice sets, quizzes, and texts
  • Does not include an answer key 
Common Core