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Here are the teacher pack items for Using Context for Meaning:
Overview Students learn to use context to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words and words with multiple meanings. Then they write some of their own sentences to use context to give meaning. Objective Duration
Students learn to use context to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words and words with multiple meanings. Then they write some of their own sentences to use context to give meaning.
DurationOne class period.
When you are reading, you will encounter words that are new to you. One way to learn their meaning is to look them up in the dictionary. But maybe you don’t have a dictionary nearby, or you are just too interested in your book to set it aside and go get the dictionary. What other tools can you use to help you understand the word? In this experience you will learn one way to figure out the meaning of new words.
Selena was running late again. “Why can’t I ever be on time?” she asked herself, as she gathered up her schoolbooks.“Thanks for the ride,” she said to her sister as she rushed out of the car and slammed the door shut. Then she felt a tug—her cabacadodle was caught in the door! She gave it a hard jerk and heard a ripping sound.
What do you think a cabacadodle is?