The student will apply knowledge of word origins, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development within authentic texts.
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Use word-reference materials to determine meanings and etymology.
Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meaning and differentiate among multiple meanings of words and phrases.
Identify and analyze the construction and impact of an author’s use of figurative language.
Use roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to determine the meaning(s) of unfamiliar words and technical vocabulary.
Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.