Tag Archives: serp-semantic

  1. What Are Context Clues?

    When was the last time you ran across an unfamiliar word while reading? How did you decipher it? Chances are you may have used context clues of some kind—just like a beginning reader would.  Faced with a sea of unfamiliar words, beginning readers learn many techniques for decoding words and expanding their vocabularies. Teachers use the term decoding to refer to the ability to see a written …