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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.

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

Source: Kathryn Reilly