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Common Core Standards

Context Clues

Grade: 3rd Grade
Standard:

Literacy.RL.3.4

Description:

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.

Standard:

CC.1.2.3.F

Description:

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral meaning as well as shades of meaning among related words.

Standard:

     E03.B-V.4.1.1

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

a. Use 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 (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).
c. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).

Standard:

3.4.B*

Description:

use context to determine the relevant meaning of unfamiliar words or distinguish among multiple meaning words and homographs

Standard:

     E03.B-V.4.1.2

Description:

Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

a. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
b. Distinguish shades of meaning among related words (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered

Standard:

CC.1.2.3.J

Description:

Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships

Standard:

     E03.B-V.4.1.1

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

a. Use 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 (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).
c. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).

Standard:

     E03.B-V.4.1.2

Description:

Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

a. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
b. Distinguish shades of meaning among related words (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered

Standard:

CC.1.2.3.K

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning wordsand phrases based on grade-levelreading and content,choosing flexibly from a range of strategiesand tools.

Standard:

     E03.B-V.4.1.1

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

a. Use 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 (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).
c. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).

Standard:

     E03.B-V.4.1.2

Description:

Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

a. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
b. Distinguish shades of meaning among related words (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered

Standard:

Literacy.RF.3.4c

Description:

Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

Standard:

CC.1.3.3.F

Description:

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral meaning as well as shades of meaning among related words.

Standard:

     E03.A-V.4.1.1

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

a. Use 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 (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).
c. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).

Standard:

     E03.A-V.4.1.2

Description:

Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

a. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
b. Distinguish shades of meaning among related words (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered

Standard:

CC.1.3.3.I

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade-level reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies and tools.

Standard:

     E03.A-V.4.1.1

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

a. Use 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 (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).
c. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).

Standard:

     E03.A-V.4.1.2

Description:

Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

a. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
b. Distinguish shades of meaning among related words (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered)

Standard:

CC.1.3.3.J

Description:

Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships

Standard:

     E03.A-V.4.1.1

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

a. Use 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 (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).
c. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).

Standard:

     E03.A-V.4.1.2

Description:

Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

a. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
b. Distinguish shades of meaning among related words (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered)

3rd Grade Reading - Context Clues Lesson
 
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