Using Context to Construct Meaning


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The space in which a text exists, including the real world and the world of the text, is called:

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1. Ursula is reading about the sea, and she takes a minute to think about everything that she already knows about the sea. This is an example of:

2. When something is not said directly in the text but implied, readers often have to use _____ to figure out what's going on.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Get an idea of what you know about utilizing context to construct meaning with these study assessments. You'll be quizzed on the space in which a text exists and taking time to think about something, among other areas of study.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics will be covered on the quiz:

  • How to deduct meaning from a text
  • Unfamiliar words
  • Creating a list of things that you know about a subject

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on utilizing context to construct meaning
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to acquire specific meaning about a text with regard to unfamiliar words
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the space in which a text exists

Additional Learning

For more on this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Using Context to Construct Meaning. You'll be addressing these areas in the lesson:

  • Reading comprehension
  • How you can learn about something new with special techniques
  • Analyzing a text