Teaching Resource

Find Word Meaning in Context Poster

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A poster highlighting how to find word meaning in context when reading a piece of text.

Display this poster when learning about the different comprehension strategies and finding word meaning in context.

Information on the poster includes:

If you come across a word that you do not know the meaning of, you can use context clues to help you.

Definition Clues
An explanation of the unknown word’s meaning in the sentence or paragraph.
Kristen was ecstatic. She felt overwhelming happiness and joy.

Example Clues
An example of the unknown word’s meaning in the sentence or paragraph.
Kristen was ecstatic. She was jumping for joy and couldn’t wipe the smile off her face.

Synonym Clues
A synonym or another word that means the same in the sentence or paragraph.
Kristen was ecstatic. She was thrilled to win the prize.

Antonym Clues
An antonym or opposite in the sentence or paragraph.
Earlier, Kristen felt sad, but after winning the prize, she was ecstatic.

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