Academic standards progression

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 specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
 

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Standard Text
 
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on 6th grade-level text by choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
  1. Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
  2. Use common grade-appropriate morphological elements as clues to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
  3. Consult reference materials, both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or phrase.
  4. Use etymological patterns in spelling as clues to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on 7th grade-level text by choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
  1. Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
  2. Use common grade-appropriate morphological elements as clues to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
  3. Consult reference materials, both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or phrase.
  4. Use etymological patterns in spelling as clues to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on 8th grade-level text by choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
  1. Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
  2. Use common grade-appropriate morphological elements as clues to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
  3. Consult reference materials, both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or phrase.
  4. Use etymological patterns in spelling as clues to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on 9th -10th grade-level text by choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
  1. Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
  2. Use common grade-appropriate morphological elements as clues to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
  3. Consult reference materials, both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or phrase.
  4. Use etymological patterns in spelling as clues to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on 11th -12th grade-level text by choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
  1. Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
  2. Use common grade-appropriate morphological elements as clues to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
  3. Consult reference materials, both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or phrase.
  4. Use etymological patterns in spelling as clues to the meaning of a word or phrase.