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1 Harcourt Journeys: Vocabulary Strategies Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

2 Unit 1: Lesson 3 Context Clues Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

3 Context Clues Part 1: PowerPoint LessonPowerPoint Lesson Part 2: Projectable 3.5Projectable 3.5 Part 3: Practice Book Page 27Practice Book Page 27 Part 4: Leveled Practice 19Leveled Practice 19 Leveled Practice 22 Leveled Practice 25 Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

4 Part 1: Introduce Strategy Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

5 Context clues are words or phrases around a new word that help you to figure out the word’s meaning. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

6 Sometimes a clue can be a definition or example. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

7 Other times, a clue can be a synonym or antonym. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

8 A clue can also be an event or situation that relates to your prior knowledge. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

9 Here are some tips for using context clues. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

10 TIP Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

11 Pay attention to punctuation marks. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

12 Look for commas, dashes, and parentheses. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott ( ) -,

13 Sometimes, the writer will give a synonym, definition, or example after a comma, dash, or parentheses. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

14 THE COMMA, Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

15 Neve, glacial snow, is common in Antarctica. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

16 THE DASH - Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

17 Advertisers often take a poll---interview people-- -about a new product. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

18 THE PARENTHESES ( ) Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

19 The maestro (conductor) of the St. Louis Orchestra entered the concert hall. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

20 TIP Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

21 Look for signal words. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

22 These words will signal a definition, example, or synonym: Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

23 Signal Word(s): or Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

24 Signal Word(s): such as Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

25 Signal Word(s): for example Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

26 Signal Word(s): especially Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

27 Signal Word(s): like Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

28 Signal Word(s): that is Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

29 Signal Word(s): in other words Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

30 Let’s take a look at a few sentences with signal words. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

31 In New Orleans, people drink a strong coffee served in demitasse or half size cups. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

32 Pearls are found in mollusks like oysters. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

33 TIP Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

34 Be sure to look in the sentences that are before and after the new word. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

35 THINK: How do these sentences relate to my prior knowledge? Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

36 The children were so fatigued from their all day hike that they could hardly eat their dinner. They dragged their bodies to the dinner table and almost fell asleep in their plates! Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

37 TIP Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

38 Look for clues from the illustrations on the page. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

39 PRACTICE Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

40 Comprehension Upgrade Practice (Video and Interactive Quiz): om/compup/index.htm Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

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42 Part 2: Projectables Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

43 Projectable 3.5 Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

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46 Part 3: Guided Practice Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

47 Turn your Practice Book to page 27. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

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50 Part 4: Independent Practice Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

51 See Handout; page 19 in Grab and Go Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

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54 See Handout; page 22 in Grab and Go Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

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57 See Handout; page 25 in Grab and Go Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

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60 How did you do? Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

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