Using contextual clues to decipher word meaning

What we did in class, today – Students reviewed how to use contextual clues (Exercise 1 and Exercise 2) to decipher the meaning of unfamiliar words. Afterwards, they completed a quiz on Reading 7 in MyGUST. Finally, they wrote Thought Question 2 in Achieve3000 based on “Helping a Classmate Learn.”

Link to YouTube video for what we did today – The link for today’s video can be found in MyGUST for the Week of Feb. 12-18


  • Between Feb. 9 and before midnight on Feb. 15, complete the Activities for any two Achieve3000 articles (other than “Helping a Classmate Learn”) of your choice.
  • Review pp. 96-101 in Great Writing 5 before class on Monday, Feb. 20.

What we will do in class on Monday, Feb. 20 – Students will write the rough draft of their descriptive process essay in class.

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