Decoding New Vocabulary. Context Clues. What are context clues?. Information from the text that, when combined with prior knowledge, help the reader decipher the meaning of an unknown word. Types of Context Clues. Definition Synonym Antonym Example. Definition.
Etymology, which is the study of the origin of words, finds many teachers taking the bull by its horns when unraveling the mysteries of vocabulary studies.
Lou felt as though she had been sent to the doghouse when Louisa admonished her for fighting at school.
“sent to the doghouse” means to be punished
It was your duplicity that caused me to break up with you! Had you been honest, I wouldn't have felt the need.
Celestial bodies, such as the sun, moon, and stars, are governed by predictable laws.
won’t find… but… mythology
chronological records; historical accounts