Printables for This Topic:
How Do They Do It? – Spiders
begin each web with a single thread. They climb up to a good starting
point and let go a length of thread into the wind.
Lance to the Rescue! –
Context clues are words in the sentence that help you figure out the
meaning of a difficult word that you do not know.
Man's Best Friend –
Read each sentence. Use context clues to determine the meaning of
the underlined word.
How to Say "Hi" to a Horse
– Circle the best meaning for each underlined word from the passage.
Then write the clues from the passage that helped you choose the correct
An Evening With
Rat – The passage is from a novel. Read the passage. Then answer
Clues: Definitions – One kind of context clue you can look for
is a definition within the sentence. Signal words for definitions
include is and means.
Meaning – Underline the part of the sentence that helps you
to figure out the meaning of the bold word. Write the meaning of each
word on the line.
– This is a pretty high level for this grade, but appropriate for