AKS Lesson

Getting prepared for the CRCT

Context Clues

Context clues are hints that an author gives to help define a difficult or unusual word, also using Context Clues can help you during reading.

Simple Sentences

A simple sentence, also called an independent clause, contains a subject and a verb, and it expresses a complete thought. So its the basic element in the sentence, nickname for independent clause. Examples: 1.  Sarah walked her dog today.   "Sarah"= subject &"walked"- verb 2. Josh spilled my cookies all over the floor. "Josh"= subject & "spilled"- verb 3. Peter like to dance. "Peter"- subject & "dance"- verb

Question Time!

1. What are Simple Sentences? & Why are they important to use in writing? 2. What are Context Clues? & What are they used for?Give some examples of what are Contect Clues and Simple Sentences are.

CRCT test takeing strategy

Use Context Clues during reading, to help yoou understand the passage better. If you can highlight or underline the word you dont understand, then later on you can find the meaning!