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Context Clues

Use context clues to infer the meanings of unfamiliar words or phrases in text. 

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Context Clues
From TeacherTube, produced by Professor Craig
The teacher explains how he learned to read unfamiliar words in comic books by using context clues. For some reason, it has an extra 30 seconds of blank video. (02:30 min.)
Found by laneyk in Context Clues
July 13, 2009 at 07:32 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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Book Reading and Learning from Context
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Teacher Line
Observe how a teacher helps students use context clues to develop meanings for words. (4:30)
March 10, 2012 at 11:44 AM
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Ages: 8 - 12
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Find the Unfamiliar Words (Interative)
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
This activity is designed to help you think about how English language learners approach reading, what words they probably know, and how you can teach words that they may not know. You will read an excerpt from My Name is María Isabel by Alma Flor Ad... [more]
July 16, 2012 at 03:54 PM
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Ages: 8 - 14
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Using Context Clues to Figure Out a new Word
From YouTube, produced by learningupgrade.com
Learn to use context clues to help unlock the meaning of words and phrases. Students learn about context clues in song form. Students are shown how to figure out the meaning of mediocre using context clues. (1:18)
Found by Barb in Context Clues
August 4, 2009 at 04:46 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Defining Context Clues from 'Twilight'
From YouTube
Study using Stephenie Meyer's Twilight: Brian Leaf shows you the key to improving your vocabulary skills with Defining Twilight - Vocabulary Workbook for Unlocking the SAT, ACT, GED, and SSAT (Wiley). This book is recommended for high school students... [more]
December 27, 2009 at 02:23 PM
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Ages: 8 - 13
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Storylords | Inferring Word Meaning in Context
From YouTube, produced by StoryLords
When Norbert's sick, Jason tells him about the word detective game the class played. The class learns how to discover the meaning of a word by looking at the sentences around the word, using the context. Storylords' captures students' imagination thr... [more]
Found by Barb in Context Clues
August 5, 2009 at 12:11 PM
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Ages: 8 - 13
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Storylords | Decoding Words in Context
From YouTube, produced by StoryLords
Live action video. Students learn how to be good word detectives by looking for clues in the words and sentences around the word. 'Storylords' captures students' imagination through fantasy interwoven with reading comprehension strategies. Students w... [more]
Found by Barb in Context Clues
August 5, 2009 at 12:14 PM
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Ages: 8 - 14
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Context Clues-Strategy for Literacy
From YouTube
This video is from the TeacherTube website and the instructor explains how to use context to define a word. The instructor is Mike McCauley from Twality Middle School in Tigard, Oregon. Though the video was created for middle school students, upper e... [more]
December 27, 2009 at 02:42 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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How to Guess What a Word Means
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Guess what a word means by looking at the suffix, prefix or root of the word to find clues. Learn to figure out what a word means with tips from a writing instructor.
December 5, 2009 at 01:19 PM
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