A set of 3 worksheets for students to practise using context clues to identify the meaning of a word.
Use this teaching resource when teaching students to identify the meaning of an unknown word using context clues.
Students will act as detectives to identify the meaning of word using the word or words around it as clues.
Answer sheets are provided.
Australian Curriculum alignment
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Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to evaluate texts by drawing on a growing knowledge of context, text structures and language featuresElaborationsmaking connections between the text and students own experie...
Read different types of texts by combining contextual , semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge using text processing strategies for example monitoring meaning, cross checking and reviewingElaborationsreading new and different kinds of texts with...
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning to expand content knowledge, integrating and linking ideas and analysing and evaluating textsElaborationsmaking connections between the text and studentsâ own experience and oth...
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