Academic Standard

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Initiative: 
Common Core State Standards
Framework: 
English Language Arts & Literacy
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.4
Grade range: 
3
Groupings:
Category = Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
 
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 (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable,
Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).
Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
 
 
Resources aligned with this Standard
 
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Academic Lesson
Academic Unit
 
Multiple content areas
Grade 503
 
ELA / Literacy
Grades 502 - 503
 
ELA / Literacy
Grades 502 - 503
 
Multiple content areas
Grades 502 - 503