Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).
Reading for All Purposes
- Interpret how the structure of written English contributes to the pronunciation and meaning of complex vocabulary
Understanding word structure, word relationships, and word families needs to be demonstrated to begin to read
With guidance and support from adults, demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.