Tag Archive: Context Clues

Mar 20

Walk Two Moons Context Clues Game Activities

  Walk Two Moon is a beautiful story of a thirteen year old girl, Sal Hiddle, who travels from Ohio to Idaho with her grandparents to visit her mother’s grave. The story moves between the adventures of the trip in the present to flashbacks into Sal’s past as she tells stories to her grandparents along the way.  …

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Oct 01

Context Clues Task Cards

  Context Clues Task Cards These task cards are ideal for many game-like activities including SCOOT. In this practice, students read passages from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Students determine the meaning of one bold word from each passage in a multiple choice format. Students do not have to read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz …

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Aug 13

Prefix and Suffix Puzzles

  In this activity, students practice creating words with prefixes and suffixes  using context clues. Here’s how the activity works: Using the Prefix and Suffix Puzzles: Students match up two puzzle pieces to form words. Students then read the sentences. They select the best word that will fit into the blank space of the sentence from …

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Dec 16

Strategies for Teaching Context Clues

Introducing Context Clues By turning the study of context clues into game-like activities, students will learn techniques for figuring out new words. Games make the lesson fun and less of a challenge. I like to begin my study with one of the following activities: Mystery Objects ~ Place objects into lunch-sized brown paper bags. Call …

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