Cloze Activity (What is The Missing Word?)

  • Cloze Activity (What is The Missing Word?)
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 4
  • Section: Reading - Language Development
  • Outcome: Vocabulary Extension 22
  • Activity Type: Interactive Activity
  • Activity ID: 2306

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Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 4
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1498 – Incorporate new vocabulary from a range of sources into students' own texts including vocabulary encountered in research

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • Y5&6 – Year 5 and 6
    • Y5&6.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.R.2 – Finding and learning the meanings of unknown vocabulary by using strategies such as applying their knowledge of how words work or seeking explanations in the text or in illustrations

    • Y5&6 – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.W.7 – Using simple and compound sentences that are correct grammatically and have a variety of structures, beginnings, and lengths and using some complex sentences that are mostly correct grammatically

United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS2 – Key Stage 2
    • KS2.En2 – Reading
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Language structure and variation

          • KS2.En2.6 – To read texts with greater accuracy and understanding, pupils should be taught to identify and comment on features of English at word, sentence and text level, using appropriate terminology [for example, how adjectives and adverbs contribute to overall effect, the use of varying sentence length and structure, connections between chapters or sections].

        • Reading strategies

          • KS2.En2.1 – To read with fluency, accuracy and understanding, pupils should be taught to use:

            • KS2.En2.1.d – Contextual understanding.

    • KS2.En3 – Reading
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Composition

          • KS2.En3.1 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • KS2.En3.1.b – Broaden their vocabulary and use it in inventive ways

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • RI.4 – Reading: Informational Text
      • Literacy

        • RI.4.4 – Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

    • L.4 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.4.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

          • L.4.4.a – Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

  • 3 – Grade 3
    • RF.3 – Reading: Foundational Skills
      • Literacy

        • RF.3.3 – Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

          • RF.3.3.d – Read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.

    • L.3 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.3.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

          • L.3.4.a – Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.