Academic Standard

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Framework: 
English/Language Arts
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
TSS.ELA.3.FL.VA.7a
Grade range: 
3
Groupings:
Cornerstone = Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and...
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word.
Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root.
Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.