Students can practice predicting word meaning with these compound words that are likely to be less familiar to most second graders. They'll match words to definitions as they grow their vocabulary with this compound word activity.
This lesson will help your students use sentence level context clues to decode challenging words in a nonfiction text. Students will enjoy learning about maps and figuring out tricky words along the way!
Get students thinking figuratively by having them connect their understanding of metaphors and similes to the books they read in class. Students will seek out a metaphor or simile in their reading, consider the quote's context, then explain what they thin
Your students will work together to find new vocabulary words and create a short summary of a nonfiction text related to the butterfly life cycle. Use this worksheet as an introduction to the Create a Nonfiction Text Summary lesson plan.
Give your students practice matching up abbreviations with their corresponding words! With this worksheet, your young readers will have fun figuring out the abbreviated versions of words like April and President.
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.
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.