Definitions for "CONTEXT CLUES"
Indications of what an unfamiliar word means based on the topic and how it is used within a passage.
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 10 Information a reader may obtain from a text that helps conform the meaning of a word or group of words.
Sources of information outside of words that readers may use to predict the identities and meanings of unknown words. Context clues may be drawn from the immediate sentence containing the word, from text already read, from pictures accompanying the text, or from definitions, restatements, examples, or descriptions in the text.