Context Clues 1
Have a few sentences written on the board that contain new vocabulary words for which your students must deduce the meaning using context clues. Here are some examples:
- My friend John missed the bus the other day, so I told him I'd give him a ride home on my handlebars. But Mrs. Smith, our teacher, said that it was a precarious situation and it would be better if we both walked home.
- Rachel's parents wanted her to join the GATE program at school, but she wasn't very zealous about the idea because she wanted to stay with all of her friends at school.
- Being one of the most expensive and gallant ships ever built, the Titanic set out for its maiden voyage to the United States in splendor.