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					 W.A.C.
unknown
 words!
•W =Word Structure
•A = Apposition
•C = Context Clues
 Word Structure
• The meaning of a word can
  be figured out by using
  the prefix, base word or
  suffix.
• Example: The shot from
  the doctor was painless.
      Apposition
• The word is followed by
  the definition, which is
  often set off by commas.
• Example: The feline, or
  cat, was sleeping in the
  sun.
   Context Clues
• Using other words in the
  sentence to figure out an
  unknown word.
• Example: The canine
  barked and wagged his tail.

				
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