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EDU 104 Language Arts for Young Children - Textbook

Module 10: Supporting Children's Reading Growth

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to define context clues and discuss their usage.
  • "Students will be able to discuss how English language learners’ prior experiences influence how they learn; and explain different types of programs available for English language learners in schools."

Readings

Videos

Using Context Clues

This video offers definition of what context clues are, when it comes to deepening your vocabulary, and examples of how to put them into practice.

 

Given this understanding of what context clues are, the next video below specifies 4 types of context clues.

Attributions

Reading: Vocabulary: Strategies to Improve Your Vocabulary, English Composition 1. Provided by: Lumen Learning. Located at: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/engcomp1-wmopen/chapter/text-strategies-to-improve-your-vocabulary/ License: CC BY-Attribution 4.0 unless otherwise noted.

Reading: Vocabulary: The Relationship Between Reading and Vocabulary, English Composition 1. Provided by: Lumen Learning Located at: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/engcomp1-wmopen/chapter/text-the-relationship-between-reading-and-vocabulary/ License: CC BY-Attribution 4.0 unless otherwise noted.

Helping English Language Learners Develop Literacy Skills and Succeed Academically, Chapter 8 Steps to Success: Crossing the Bridge Between Literacy Research and Practice. Authored by: Kristen A. Munger, Ed. Provided by: Open SUNY Textbooks. Located at: http://textbooks.opensuny.org/steps-to-success/ License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0   

Reading: Vocabulary: Reading Context Clues, English Composition 1. Provided by: Lumen Learning Located at: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/engcomp1-wmopen/chapter/video-using-context-clues/ License: CC BY-Attribution 4.0 unless otherwise noted.

Using Context Clues to Improve Vocabulary. Authored by: LoveYourPencil. Located at: https://youtu.be/85QcLiXBm6A. License: All Rights Reserved. License Terms: Standard YouTube License.

Four Types of Context Clues. Authored by: XansWorld. Located at: https://youtu.be/hi-hg9Igo7k. License: All Rights Reserved. License Terms: Standard YouTube License.