A good anchor chart that reminds students of different types of context clues they can use to help them figure out meanings of words (direct definitions, examples, synonyms, antonyms, etc.)

A good anchor chart that reminds students of different types of context clues they can use to help them figure out meanings of words (direct definitions, examples, synonyms, antonyms, etc.)

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While some of these dream symbols are easy to figure out, others are interesting. Did you know a zoo in your dream symbolizes "confusion"?

While some of these dream symbols are easy to figure out, others are interesting. Did you know a zoo in your dream symbolizes "confusion"?

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Exploring Affixes:  Write the affix down.  Give an example of a basic word with that affix.  Eg.  DIS  - Dislike.   As a class, figure out what it may mean and write down the definition.  Students brainstorm examples of other words with those affixes and use dictionaries to see if there is a common meaning for the affix.

Exploring Affixes: Write the affix down. Give an example of a basic word with that affix. Eg. DIS - Dislike. As a class, figure out what it may mean and write down the definition. Students brainstorm examples of other words with those affixes and use dictionaries to see if there is a common meaning for the affix.

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37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies — One challenge we all seem to face is how best to store our stuff. Being prepared means having a large stock of necessities (and some luxuries) on hand. It also means you need to figure out how to maximize your storage space, so you actually have some room to live.

37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies — One challenge we all seem to face is how best to store our stuff. Being prepared means having a large stock of necessities (and some luxuries) on hand. It also means you need to figure out how to maximize your storage space, so you actually have some room to live.

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Kids who have self-awareness do a better job self-monitoring. That means your child is able to keep track of what he's doing (either in learning or socially) and figure out what's working and what's not working. Self-awareness also leads to self-reflection.

Kids who have self-awareness do a better job self-monitoring. That means your child is able to keep track of what he's doing (either in learning or socially) and figure out what's working and what's not working. Self-awareness also leads to self-reflection.

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HP The Next Golden Trio by Peibee-an-jay. Next Gen Harry Potter fan art with Scorpius, Rose, and Albus

HP The Next Golden Trio by Peibee-an-jay. Next Gen Harry Potter fan art with Scorpius, Rose, and Albus

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This free download includes a 20-question practice and 20-question assessment on Context Clues, complete with answer keys. Your students will have to read a sentence, figure out a word's meaning with the clues from the sentence, and then classify the type of context clue used as a synonym, antonym, example, or explanation.This is Level A = 4th-5th grade difficulty level.

This free download includes a 20-question practice and 20-question assessment on Context Clues, complete with answer keys. Your students will have to read a sentence, figure out a word's meaning with the clues from the sentence, and then classify the type of context clue used as a synonym, antonym, example, or explanation.This is Level A = 4th-5th grade difficulty level.

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