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Contextclues arehints.A context clue helpsyou figure out theunknown meaning of aword or phrase.
TheCluegivesyouhints….   ..And the          context is          the words          around the          unknown          wo...
Synonym   Antonym    DefinitionInference Example
The synonym would  be a word with the  same meaning as  the unknown word.Frank did his chores. Hewanted nothing to hinder,...
The antonym would  be a word with the  opposite meaning  of the unknown  word.You are to paint theexterior of the house, n...
Definition would be ifbefore or after theword. it says thedefinition. It could bedefinition, if after theword it saysmeani...
The words like,such as, forinstance, and forexample wouldmean it is anexample.The student was sufferingfrom anxiety. For e...
You must figure themeaning out themeaning using onlyyour brain and thecontext.Why would anyone want to bean underachiever;...
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Context clue tutorial

  1. 1. Contextclues arehints.A context clue helpsyou figure out theunknown meaning of aword or phrase.
  2. 2. TheCluegivesyouhints…. ..And the context is the words around the unknown word.
  3. 3. Synonym Antonym DefinitionInference Example
  4. 4. The synonym would be a word with the same meaning as the unknown word.Frank did his chores. Hewanted nothing to hinder,jeopardize, his meeting withhis friends tonight.Hinder means to jeopardize
  5. 5. The antonym would be a word with the opposite meaning of the unknown word.You are to paint theexterior of the house, notthe interior.Exterior means outside
  6. 6. Definition would be ifbefore or after theword. it says thedefinition. It could bedefinition, if after theword it saysmeaning………..The dudeen – a short -stemmed clay pipe – is foundin Irish folk tales.Dudeen means a shortstemmed clay pipe
  7. 7. The words like,such as, forinstance, and forexample wouldmean it is anexample.The student was sufferingfrom anxiety. For example,when he first saw the testhe began to tremble.Anxiety would mean feelingnervous.
  8. 8. You must figure themeaning out themeaning using onlyyour brain and thecontext.Why would anyone want to bean underachiever; he willnever make good grades,never get a good job, andnever be successful.Underachiever would meansomeone who never achievesanything.
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