Objective: Clarify word meaning using context clues and a variety of resources including glossaries,
dictionaries, and thesauruses.
Essential Question: How can context clues help me to determine the meaning of an unfamiliar word?
We are going to discuss how context clues help us to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words.
Context Clue: words or phrases near an unfamiliar word that help readers figure out the word’s meaning.
Definition Clue: directly tells the meaning of the word.
Antonym Context Clues: words that are around a difficult word that mean the opposite or near opposite as the word.
Synonym: words that are around a difficult word that mean thee same or nearly the same as the word.
Source: Paige Staton
This video will demonstrate how to use context clues to determine the meaning of an unfamiliar word within the text.
Source: NIGHT OF THE CONTEXT CLUES (Accessible Preview) from Sarah Donovan 2 years ago Not Yet Rated