L.4.4a

Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

 
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What Does That Mean: Using Context Clues to Understand New Words

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Preparing for Reading
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Preparing for Reading
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

When students can identify which type of context clue is present, they can utilize the clue to understand new words.

 
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context clues class example 1
   

Unraveling Vocabulary

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
Jillian Gates
Anchorage, AK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn key vocabulary better when they have a concrete understanding of the concepts prior to defining the words.

 
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Positively Possessive

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Grammar Lessons
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Grammar Lessons
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The ending-s can appear everywhere in writing. Students forget that in order to show ownership just an "s" won't do. This lesson practices using it to improve writing.

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possessive nouns
Common Core ELA
 
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