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Topic: Using Context CluesGood Morning!ELAGSE7L4: Determine or clarify the meaning ofunknown and multiple-meaning words andphrases based on grade 7 reading and content,choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.Class willbegin shortly.Please prepare to takenotes on the types ofcontext clues.Presenter: Andrea Bass(This also aligns with RL4 & RI4)a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaningof a sentence or paragraph; a word’sposition or function in a sentence) as aclue to the meaning of a word or phrase.b. Use common, grade-appropriateGreek or Latin affixes and roots as cluesto the meaning of a word (e.g.,belligerent, bellicose, rebel).This presentation was adapted & edited by Andrea Bass

Learning TargetStudents willdetermine or clarifythe meaning ofunknown words andphrases through theuse of context.

Example: Apples, red fruit that grow ontrees, are my teacher’s favorite.

Example: Unlike Jen, who was easygoing,Jackie was fastidious.

Example: Santa Claus was so portly that hisdoctor declared him overweight.

Example: She was so famished that peoplefelt sorry for her, and gave her food to eat.

Take a moment toexamine the graphics onthis slide.In addition to context clues, you can also lookinside of the word itself to find clues.The next slides are examples of words from yournovels that can be broken down using root wordsand affixes (prefixes and suffixes)

Incapable Meaning: lacking ability Context Clue: INFERENCE The prefix IN means “not” The suffix ABLE means “having the ability” Text: So there I sat on that yellow school bus—ErikFisher's younger brother, Eclipse Boy, visually impairedand totally incapable of following in his brother’sfootsteps.With this word, you can look at the prefix, suffix, and inferbased on the author mentioning the character’s disabilityand “following in his brother’s footsteps”.

Disconsolate Meaning: sad beyond comforting;incapable of being soothed Text: He pulled on the window bars. Theywere as firmly attached as ever. He satdisconsolately on the floor.With this word, you can look at the prefix,suffix, and root word. You can also inferbased on the character’s behavior. Context Clue: INFERENCE The prefix DIS means “not” The root word CONSOLE means“comfort (someone) at a time ofgrief or disappointment.” The suffix –ly turns a word into anadjective

MuffleType of Clue: Inference Meaning: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping Text: I locked myself in my room and put a pillow over myhead to muffle the sound of my mom’s mourning.Clues: Locked self in room Put pillow over head The sound of mom’s mourning

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a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel). ELAGSE7L4: Determine or clarify the meaning of

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