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ERIC Number: EJ291358
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Utilization of Contextual Information in Determining the Meaning of Unfamiliar Words.
Carnine, Douglas; And Others
Reading Research Quarterly, v19 n2 p188-204 Win 1984
Concludes that intermediate grade students were better able to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words when (1) contextual clues were provided, (2) students were older, (3) the clues were in synonym rather than inference form, and (4) the contextual clues were closer to the unfamiliar words. (FL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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