- Context Clues. Warm Up- Pair/Share Discuss what you know about using context clues
Context Clues. Warm Up- Pair/Share Discuss what you know about using context clues
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Context CluesWarm Up- Pair/Share Discuss what you know about using context clues.
Choose and say one of the three sentence frames to discuss with your partner.
1 ) I know that using context clues means to______.
2 ) I think that using context clues means to______.
3) I do not know what using context clues mean but I can make an educated guess that it has something to do with___________.Using Context Clues
To find context clues you have to think like a shark!
Sometimes when you read and come to a difficult word. Look for clues in the text to help understand your word. Using Context Clues
You have to look all around to find clues to the meaning of the word!
Use these 4 strategies to help you attack the word and find its meaning.
#1 Find a SynonymYou might find a word with the same meaning.
The homework was more complicated, or difficult than she had first thought.
#2 Find an AntonymEven though some of the dogs were very docile, others were very mean.You might find a word with the opposite meaning.
#3 Find an ExplanationThe word might be explained in the sentence before or after the unfamiliar word.Jo was so exhausted, she could hardly keep her eyes open.
#4 Find an ExampleSometimes, right after the word, an example will be given.
Celestial bodies, such as the sun, moon and stars can be seen in the sky.
If you still cant read the word, leave it and just keep reading!
Using Context Clues What are the 4 Strategies
1. Synonym2. Antonym3. Explanation4. Example4 Strategies Find a . . .