RI.5.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

RI.5.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

How to teach Context Clues

Using RI.5.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson, students determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

While reading an informational text, your students will encounter many words that they don't know. This lesson guides them through steps to take when figuring out definitions of unknown words.

This RI.5.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson includes RI.5.4 Worksheets, RI.5.4 Activities, RI.5.4 Assessment, and RI.5.4 Poster. Each Common Core Lessons includes Common Core Worksheets, Activities, Assessment, and Poster that you can use for teaching and assessing the standard.


Other resources to use with this RI.5.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

If you are using this lesson, your students are probably learning about Context Clues.

Use this Context Clues Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by listening to the Have Fun Teaching Context Clues Song. Next, students share strategies for figuring out what an unknown word means. Then, students complete activity independently or with a partner. Finally, students continue their practice using the provided worksheets. Once finished, students share new words that they have found.

Be sure to check out more Context Clues Resources and the entire Fifth Grade Common Core Workbook.


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