Context Clues Nonfiction – 2nd RI.2.4 & 3rd RI.3.4 – Print & Digital RI2.4 RI3.4

Context Clues Nonfiction – 2nd RI.2.4 & 3rd RI.3.4 – Print & Digital RI2.4 RI3.4


Context Clues in Nonfiction -RI.2.4 & RI.3.4

⭐️Digital and printable Lexile® leveled close reading comprehension passages with standards based questions for 2nd and 3rd grade Common Core standard determine the meaning of words and phrases using context clues in nonfiction. Includes 12 passages that enable students to highlight their answers, an interactive anchor chart, and two assessments.


⭐️This paperless resource is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides. I also have the printable version also available :


2nd & 3rd Grade Context Clues (PDF)

⭐️Digital version saves paper, but still requires teachers to correct student responses.


⭐️Certified Lexile levels make differentiation easy. Passages are in the 2nd grade to 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for the 2nd-3rd grade is 420L-820L).


⭐️Integrated color coding encourages students to learn how to use text evidence in their answers.


⭐️Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.


⭐️Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.


⭐️Contains original passages with high-quality photographs designed to engage students of all levels and interests. Each passage and question set is three pages long.


⭐️The printable PDF and digital versions are both included with this product for classroom and distance learning needs. The digital version is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides and can be downloaded from Google Slides into PowerPoint.


Table of Contents

  1. Word Detective Steps Anchor Chart (2 pgs.)
  2. Types of Context Clues Anchor Chart (2 pgs.)
  3. Be a Word Detective Search (1 pg.)
  4. Context Clue Practice Cards (1 pg.)
  5. How Chocolate Is Made- 540L
  6. The Life Cycle of a Chicken- 560L
  7. A Day in My Life, Spain- 570L
  8. How to Play Go Fish- 600L
  9. Green Machine Smoothie- 730L
  10. The Black Widow Spider- 730L
  11. The History of Basketball- 740L
  12. The Ancient City of Pompeii- 770L
  13. Record Breaker: Winter Vinecki- 780L
  14. The Great Milk Debate- 800L
  15. Context Clues Test
  • The Star of the Sea- 730L
  • Carnivorous Plants- 780L


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Skill Pack Bundle:

This resource is available in a Skill Pack Bundle that contains six different resources focused on this specific reading skill – including lesson plans, digital mini-lessons, guided readers, task cards, and Boom Cards.

Context Clues Skill Pack – RI.2.4 & 3.4 – Classroom & Distance Learning Bundle

Bundle Up & Save:

2nd Grade Reading Comprehension MEGA Bundle

3rd Grade Reading Comprehension MEGA Bundle

Fiction Comprehension Bundle – 2nd Grade Common Core Standards

Fiction Comprehension Bundle – 3rd Grade Common Core Standards

Nonfiction Comprehension – 2nd & 3rd Grade Common Core Standards

Related Products:

Poetry Words and Phrases RL.2.4

Figurative Language Passages RL.3.4

Context Clues Passages RL.3.4

Context Clues Nonfiction Boom Cards™ 2nd & 3rd Grade

Context Clues Nonfiction Task Cards 2nd & 3rd Grade

Looking for More Differentiation❔❓❔

Similar units are available for 1st, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade.

Context Clues in Nonfiction – 1st Grade – RI.1.4

Context Clues in Nonfiction – 4th & 5th RI.4.4 / RI.5.4

Context Clues – 6th Grade RI.6.4


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