Friday, April 1, 2016

Context Clues Lesson

What happens when we don't have a context for understanding?
begin at 37 seconds

Practice with sentences -- using context clues to understand unfamiliar words.

Here is the document to study for Context Clues: LessonAideContextClues.docx

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Some Types of Context Clues   April 15

  • Synonym
  • Definition
  • Noticing what the word is doing in the sentence: which part of speech it is.
  • Antonym
  • Familiar Words the unfamiliar word sounds like -- that would help it make sense
  • Word parts 
  • Repeated words or synonyms