Ch 3: Meanings of Words

About This Chapter

Use the engaging lessons in this chapter to strengthen your understanding of how to make connections between texts or ideas, engage in critical thinking, and go beyond mere description or summary to generate interesting analysis.

Meaning of Words - Chapter Summary

Sharpen your skills in the use of words in the reading comprehension process. These short and engaging lessons review the reading skills necessary for figuring out the meaning of words from a text. At the end of this chapter, you can:

  • Summarize constructing meaning with context clues, prior knowledge, and word structure
  • Determine the meaning by using syntactic and semantic context clues
  • Explain how to understand words by their relationships

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