A couple of years ago, while working with a small group on a final exam in global studies, I noticed students stuck on a question about the Maya exceeding the “carrying capacity” of their environment. A couple of questions later, I had determined that students either didn’t understand the noun capacity in that context, or they didn’t know the word at tall. So, I whipped up this context clues worksheet on the noun capacity.
If you find typos in this document, I would appreciate a notification. And, as always, if you find this material useful in your practice, I would be grateful to hear what you think of it. I seek your peer review.