In this video, viewers watch adult education instructor Tanya Johnson explain that context is helpful when a dictionary is not available. She emphasizes the significance of the word “is” as a context clue in reading. Explaining that “is” means “equals,” she reads aloud to her learners to demonstrate how to effectively use the word “is” as a context clue. Context clues can help learners understand what they are reading.
These resources are part of KET's Reading Instructional Strategies collection.