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Context clues are hints that an author gives to help define a difficult or unusual word. The clue may appear within the same sentence as the word to which it refers, or it may follow in a preceding sentence.

  • Context clues are hints that an author gives to help define a difficult or unusual word. The clue may appear within the same sentence as the word to which it refers, or it may follow in a preceding sentence.

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Although Tom was anxious about the test, Tina was not worried at all. Using the antonym clue, the word anxious in this sentence means

  • forgetful
  • worried
  • calm
  • not worried

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Untitled statement question

  • Students should be encouraged within the context of discussion to share what they know about the words.

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Untitled statement question

  • Rating scales can help students to actively look at and be aware of new vocabulary and also help activate prior knowledge.

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Untitled fill in the blanks question

 require students to classify words into categories based on their prior knowledge. 

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There are two types of word sorts:

  • closed and open
  • Vocabulary Self-collection Strategy (VSS) and Concept of Definition (CD)