Cloze strips

A cloze strip is a "fill-in-the-blank" activity in which the learner uses word clues from single sentences and uses context to supply words that have been deliberately removed from the text. Cloze strips are frequently on a strip of paper or card.

Source: Adapted from: http://www.sil.org/lingualinks/literacy/referencematerials/glossaryofliteracyterms/whatisaclozeprocedure.htm

Contextual Use: Billy was asked to select from 3 choices the best word for completing this sentence: " It had rained heavily for two weeks in a row causing extensive __________ (Cloze strip picture & word combination choices: sunshine, flooding, drought).

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