Context clues are a difficult concept for little ones to grasp until you tie it to something they love. My students love being word detectives especially when they get to use their bag of tools. In this unit, I will provide books and mini-lessons to teach a variety of context clue tools that good readers use. This unit includes charts, lessons and activities for the 3 different context clue skills. As a bonus a list of possible alternative mentor text titles used to teach context clues is also included.