Here's a hands-on context clues activity that your students won't soon forget. Teach five types of context clues with this reading activity: definition, synonym (restatement), antonym (contrast), example, and inference. Students read ten sentences and determine the meaning of the underlined words AND the type of context clue they used to identify the meaning. The finished product makes a great reading bulletin board.
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This context clues anchor chart is referenced often in my classroom throughout the day for all subjects. Being able to use context clues is an essential skill for students! A FREE context clues activity is also included in this blog post!