Word Meanings From Context
In this word meanings instructional activity, students use context clues from each of five selections to choose the multiple choice word meaning for each of the following five words: chic, fortify, heinous, linchpin and lucrative.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts 9 Views 280 Downloads
Context Clues Worksheet (Part 1) L.6.4a
Practice using context clues to determine the meaning of words. While the words in this activity are relatively simple, they will help ease pupils into the process of using context clues. Make the activity stronger by asking class...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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
Reading Comprehension: Voice of Nature
Understanding a text can be a very interesting task. Fourth graders read a passage describing the origin of an Aboriginal myth. They answer 11 comprehension questions that require them to pull key details, use context, and think...
4th 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
Context Clues Worksheet (Part 2) L.6.4a
The ability to figure out words using context is an important skill for pupils to learn. They can sleuth out the meaning of six different words that are underlined in the activity included here. The second in a short series, this...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Instructional Routine: Multiple Meaning Words in Context
Tackle multiple-meaning words with your youngsters using this scaffolded lesson which features a detailed script. Begin with the word shoulder, using context clues to help scholars understand the meaning. Next, they observe a second...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
Introduce Vocabulary: Are Trees Alive? (Miller)
Explore the life inside trees as scholars learn vocabulary through Debbie Miller's informational text Are Trees Alive? Familiarize pupils with the new words they will hear like anchor, disease, awaken, harsh, and swell before reading....
K - 3rd 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