Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Reading for All Purposes
- Interpret how the structure of written English contributes to the pronunciation and meaning of complex vocabulary
Knowledge of complex orthography (spelling patterns), morphology (word meanings), and word relationships to decode (read) multisyllabic words contributes to better reading skills
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.