ELA-03 Targeted Standards(L) Strand: LanguageCluster: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use.
ELA-03.L.04 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
a. Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
b. Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word. (example: agree/disagreeable; comfortable/uncomfortable)
c. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (example: company, companion)
d. Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases
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