Enjoy these activities to help teach the skill context clues to your students.
Compare these two charts. They contain similar information. Decide which design is better for your students. The first chart is more freeform. The second contains a rigid grid pattern which might appeal to students who prefer order. The main difference is the second chart also contains example sentences.
Click on the links under the images to go to context clues resources.
In my free novel study The Wonderful Wizard of Oz you'll find several foldable graphic organizer for teaching context clues.
This blog post "Strategies for Teaching Context Clues" includes additional activities for teaching context clues.
This set of free task cards uses sentences from the novel Peter Pan. These cards make a great center activity. Have students record their answers on the "Recording Sheet" that is provided in the packet. You can also use the task cards to play games such as Scoot. Instructions for this activity are included in the download.
These three games contain example sentences from the novel Walk Two Moons. The download contains both black and white and full color printable games. They make a great center activity. Although the examples come from the novel, students can enjoy these games even without reading Walk Two Moons.