Distinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs (e.g., toss, throw, hurl) and closely related adjectives (e.g., thin, slender, skinny, scrawny).
Reading for All Purposes
- Interpret how the structure of written English contributes to the pronunciation and meaning of complex vocabulary
Decoding words with accuracy depends on knowledge of complex spelling patterns and morphology
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.