Give your young readers some practice using context clues and dictionaries to expand their vocabulary with this reading activity. As students read, they will consider the meaning of tricky words, then write down their definitions using a dictionary.
Kids will sharpen their dictionary skills with this challenging guide words sort. By sorting a group of words into their correct dictionary locations, young readers will gain confidence and dexterity in their reading and vocabulary abilities.
Kids will practice listening and speaking skills in this interactive vocabulary activity. Students will pair up and take turns responding to questions about difficult words they've encountered and what they learned by using context clues and a dictionary.
Kids who are just starting to read longer texts may need some extra practice making mental pictures of text they read. Use this fun, short passage to help them practice visualizing and illustrating a scene.
Do your students have difficulty making mental pictures or writing summaries? Help them practice both skills with this reading comprehension worksheet in which students choose a scene from their book to illustrate and summarize.