Many Meanings: Context Clues

Contributor: Melissa LaRusso. Lesson ID: 10730

"I took a walk in the park and saw a bat." Did it have wings? A handle? What am I talking about? Watch a video, underline some words, and toss a ball to learn how to tell what words mean in context!


Verbal Communication

English / Language Arts
learning style
Kinesthetic, Visual
personality style
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

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The word bat has many meanings. Bat can refer to an animal that flies or a bat used in the game of baseball.

  • When you read, how do you know which is which?


In this first of a series of five Related Lessons found in the right-hand sidebar, you learn that many words have more than one meaning.

First, watch this EME4400 - Multiple Meaning Words video to learn more about words that have multiple meanings:Image - Video


Were you able to choose the sentence with the correct meaning of the word, using the picture clues to help?

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