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Three-cueing system

Three-cueing system – a model that includes three strategies, or cues, readers use to "solve" unfamiliar words in text: semantic, syntactic, and grapho-phonemic. Some cueing systems include a fourth cue, pragmatics (use of language in social context). The grapho-phonemic cue is usually applied last if the others fail to confirm the word. Good readers, however, prioritize grapho-phonemic information to read words accurately.

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