develop vocabulary by listening to and reading a variety of texts.
The student will expand vocabulary when reading. a) Use context to clarify meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases. b) Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words. c) Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, and homophones. d) Identify an author’s use of figurative language. e) Use dictionary, glossary, thesaurus, and other word-reference materials. f) Develop vocabulary by listening to and reading a variety of texts. g) Study word meanings across content areas.