Academic Standard

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Framework: 
English/Language Arts
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
TSS.ELA.9-10.RI.CS.4
Grade range: 
9 to 10
Groupings:
Cornerstone = Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
 
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