Monday, November 5, 2012

Freebie! Diamonds or Coal: A Context Clues Lesson


Ann Fausnight came up with this great lesson to help students find context clues to understand the meanings of words they don't know. A diamond is a part of sentence that helps define your vocabulary word, and coal is a part of the sentence you have to work at in order to help understand your vocabulary word.

This is a great lesson for reading elementary students! Teaching middle school, I can attest to the fact that kids need to know how to use context clues!

Feel free to follow the link and download the lesson - it is a freebie after all! Just have your colleagues download their own copy :)!

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