Give your young readers some practice using context clues and dictionaries to expand their vocabulary with this reading activity. As students read, they will consider the meaning of tricky words, then write down their definitions using a dictionary.
This short nonfiction text will provide students with an opportunity to become more comfortable with identifying and defining academic vocabulary words—and they'll have fun learning all about the life cycle of a chicken in the process!
Your students will use their imaginations and context clues to gain understanding of inference, evidence, and schema with this activity. Use this worksheet as an introduction to the vocabulary in the Inferring With Pictures lesson plan.
Kids will sharpen their dictionary skills with this challenging guide words sort. By sorting a group of words into their correct dictionary locations, young readers will gain confidence and dexterity in their reading and vocabulary abilities.
Kids will practice listening and speaking skills in this interactive vocabulary activity. Students will pair up and take turns responding to questions about difficult words they've encountered and what they learned by using context clues and a dictionary.
What in the world? Your students will have a blast unpacking the meaning of common idioms and creating original art as they learn the difference between literal and figurative interpretations of sayings.