Academic Standard

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 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.8.4
Grade range: 
8
Groupings:
Category = Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., precede, recede, secede).
Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation
Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
 
 
Resources aligned with this Standard
 
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Academic Lesson
 
ELA / Literacy
Grades 6 - 8
 
ELA / Literacy
Grades 6 - 8
 
ELA / Literacy
Grades 6 - 8
Academic Unit
 
Mathematics
Grade 8