Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.
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.