Students are using their knowledge of vocabulary strategies to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words from context. A whole group reading is completed. Then, students work within groups to determine context clues and meaning of vocabulary words. Students then present the information to the class by underlining the context on the SMART board and telling the class what the word means. – Amanda
Iowa Core Standards
L.3.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
SL.3.1 – Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one–on–one, in groups, and teacher–led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
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