Academic Standard

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 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.5.4
Grade range: 
5
Groupings:
Category = Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).
Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify
 
 
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