Flashcard 15 - Test I Reading and Language Arts Flashcard Set for the GACE


The correct answer is:

The hints writers give in their texts to define, explain, or support an unfamiliar word.


Context clues are generally found in the same sentence or neighboring sentence of an unfamiliar word. Context clues may be found in the form of synonyms, antonyms, explanations, or definitions, for example. Students can use them to help derive meaning from unfamiliar words.

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