A context clue is information that appears near a word or phrase and offers direct or indirect suggestions about its meaning. Using context clues allow you to figure out a word you do not know without having to use a dictionary. Use the words around the word you do not know to help you learn the meaning. The student must read the sentence and sentences around the confusing word to get an idea of what the words they do not know means. This is using context. Often, there are clues around the word you do not know that helps give you the meaning.
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