Context CluesEach of the following pages is a short story or non-fiction passage. Some of the words are underlined. Challenge students to use context clues to figure out the meanings of the underlined words. I use the browser's "zoom" function to make the text large enough to fill the screen. Pushing the "Go Red" button will temporarily highlight the underlined words to find them more easily (such as pointing them out before reading). Use the browser's "back" button to return here.
"How Windmills Work" is a very short passage with a single unknown word. You can use that one to demonstrate how to use the context clues to discover its meaning.