phonics chapter 5

phonics chapter 5 - Chapter 5: Context Readers often use...

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Chapter 5: Context - Readers often use context clues to identify and pronounce these words….they include  the use of  surrounding information to help you identify a word (important to word analysis and comprehension) - Context clues refer to the text surrounding an unfamiliar word and are thought of as language structure  (syntactic clues), along with meaning (semantic clues) - Prediction of meaning and pronunciation is a significant element in using context clues - Context does not only apply to a whole word; it applies to within word context as well as to discourse level  context - A readers background knowledge interacts with context clues to help a reader with unfamiliar words in print - Unfamiliar words encountered in early elementary grades are usually part of their listening and speaking  vocabularies - Using meaningful context is often the most helpful word analysis strategy
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