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Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 3
Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 3
Exercise
Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 3
Students will be able to read between the lines after studying this exercise on identifying contextual clues.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Similes 1
Similes 1
Exercise
Similes 1
Once students get underway with this Education.com exercise, learning about similes is easy as pie.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Root Words
Root Words
Exercise
Root Words
Students will understand just where their vocabulary words come from with this root words exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Metaphors 2
Metaphors 2
Exercise
Metaphors 2
Teach students how to use short stories to illustrate a point with this engaging exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 1
Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 1
Exercise
Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 1
Students will have better reading comprehension skills after completing this exercise that shows them how to pick out contextual clues.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Idioms 1
Idioms 1
Exercise
Idioms 1
Introduce students to the world of idioms with this exercise that shares some of the most common expressions in the English language.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Hyperbole
Hyperbole
Exercise
Hyperbole
Students will finally have a name to describe the “dog ate my homework” storytelling that runs rampant throughout childhood with this hyperbole exercise.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Determine Meaning Using Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Determine Meaning Using Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Exercise
Determine Meaning Using Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Students will be able to understand words without a dictionary after they work through this exercise teaching how to determine the meaning of words using roots, prefixes, and suffixes.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Oxymoron
Oxymoron
Exercise
Oxymoron
Help students learn how to categorize objects with this exercise that educates them about oxymorons.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Alliteration
Alliteration
Exercise
Alliteration
Every educator eschews un-exciting educational exercises; employ this Education.com exercise for an entertaining and eventful lesson on alliteration!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 2
Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 2
Exercise
Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 2
This example-filled exercise will help students develop a fuller understanding of context from clues embedded in texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Compound and Hyphenated Compound Words 1
Compound and Hyphenated Compound Words 1
Exercise
Compound and Hyphenated Compound Words 1
This Education.com exercise makes it clear to students how to break down compound and hyphenated words correctly.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Transition Words 3
Transition Words 3
Exercise
Transition Words 3
Have your fifth grader use sentence details and clues to determine the best transition word to link two sentences.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Transition Words 2
Transition Words 2
Exercise
Transition Words 2
Connecting sentences and ideas is key in essay and report writing, and these exercises will help your fourth grader get ahead of the curve.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia
Exercise
Onomatopoeia
Students will have a blast playing with this exercise that shows how spelling onomatopoeias comes from real-life sounds.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Similes 3
Similes 3
Exercise
Similes 3
Students will be as confident in writing as a Pulitzer Prize winner after completing this final exercise in the similes series.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Abbreviations 1
Abbreviations 1
Exercise
Abbreviations 1
After students complete this simple and clear exercise from Education.com, they will know how to how to abbreviate correctly.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Metaphors 3
Metaphors 3
Exercise
Metaphors 3
Students will be able to creatively apply metaphors to their discussions after they complete this exercise.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Reference Materials for Word Meaning 2
Reference Materials for Word Meaning 2
Exercise
Reference Materials for Word Meaning 2
This exercise is the difference between the proverbial "teaching your students to fish" and simply giving them the answers.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Similes 2
Similes 2
Exercise
Similes 2
Your students will be all smiles when learning how to compare objects with this similes exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Pun
Pun
Exercise
Pun
There’s nothing greater than a student who can appreciate a pun activity when they play one.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Compound and Hyphenated Compound Words 2
Compound and Hyphenated Compound Words 2
Exercise
Compound and Hyphenated Compound Words 2
For additional practice, have students complete this exercise that will give them mastery over compound and hyphenated words.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Abbreviations 2
Abbreviations 2
Exercise
Abbreviations 2
From common phrases to place names, this exercise will show students how to abbreviate with ease.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Comma After Transition Words for Passage of Time 3
Comma After Transition Words for Passage of Time 3
Exercise
Comma After Transition Words for Passage of Time 3
Take your fifth graders' story telling abilities to the next level with these exercises that have them put their knowledge of transition words to the test.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Idioms 2
Idioms 2
Exercise
Idioms 2
Give a cultural lesson and expand your students’ vocabulary at the same time with this idioms exercise.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise