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Common Core Standards

Academic Words and Phrases

Grade: 4th Grade
Standard:

Literacy.RI.4.4

Description:

Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

Standard:

CC.1.2.4.J

Description:

Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being and that are basic to a particular topic

Standard:

     E04.B-V.4.1.1

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase, including words or phrases that allude to significant characters found in literature (e.g., Herculean effort).
b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).

Standard:

     E04.B-V.4.1.2

Description:

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

a. Explain the meaning of similes and metaphors in context.
b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their antonyms and synonyms.

Standard:

CC.1.2.4.K

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:

     E04.B-V.4.1.1

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase, including words or phrases that allude to significant characters found in literature (e.g., Herculean effort).
b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).

Standard:

     E04.B-V.4.1.2

Description:

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

a. Explain the meaning of similes and metaphors in context.
b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their antonyms and synonyms.

Standard:

CC.1.3.4.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:

     E04.A-V.4.1.1

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase, including words or phrases that allude to significant characters found in literature (e.g., Herculean effort).
b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).

Standard:

     E04.A-V.4.1.2

Description:

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

a. Explain the meaning of similes and metaphors in context.
b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their antonyms and synonyms.

Standard:

CC.1.3.4.J

Description:

Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being and that are basic to a particular topic.

Standard:

     E04.A-V.4.1.1

Description:

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase, including words or phrases that allude to significant characters found in literature (e.g., Herculean effort).
b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).

Standard:

     E04.A-V.4.1.2

Description:

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

a. Explain the meaning of similes and metaphors in context.
b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their antonyms and synonyms.

4th Grade Reading - Academic Words and Phrases Lesson
 
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