Select and employ strategies to persist when encountering unknown or ambiguous words or difficult passages
Reading for All Purposes
- Interpret how the structure of written English contributes to the pronunciation and meaning of complex vocabulary
Context, grammar, and word choice influence the understanding of literary, persuasive, and informational texts
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.