Context Clues 'Clip and Flip' Cards contains 36 self-correcting cards to help students practice determining the meaning of unknown words in context. These cards cover four common types of context clues: definition, antonym, synonym, inference.
Students always need practice using context clues when reading. 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.
Vocabulary station activity: context clues practice. Can take this and turn it into a paragraph: "I think ____ means ____. One piece of evidence to prove this is _____. Also, from the text, I know that _____. As you can see, I think ___ means _____." Just enough to give them the basics of a paragraph.