Using Contextual Story Clues

Using Contextual Story Clues

Author: Kathryn Reilly
This lesson explains how to use contextual story clues to determine the meaning of unknown vocabulary.
See More
Try a College Course Free

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

264 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 22 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


This slideshow reviews how to use context clues to determine an unfamiliar word's meaning.

Source: Kathryn Reilly