How to Teach Context Clues with Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

Vocabulary knowledge is one of the biggest indicators to reading success. Crown: Ode to the Fresh Cut is the perfect book due to the rich vocabulary embedded within it as well as the real life connections and experiences of getting the perfect barbershop cut.

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How to Make Inferences using the book, Silver Packages

One of the toughest skills for young readers to learn is to infer what isn't stated by the author. For students who lack experiences or who don't pick up on story clues authors share, explicit instruction on inferenses is needed to help make sense of the unknown. This post includes teaching tips, free resources, and more.

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