Apply knowledge of word meanings (morphology) and word relationships to determine the meaning of unknown words in and out of context.
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Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Understand how language functions in different contexts, command a variety of word-learning strategies to assist comprehension, and make effective choices for meaning or style when writing and speaking.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Infer meaning of words using structural analysis, context, and knowledge of multiple meanings.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.