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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Context Clues

Grade: 4th Grade
Standard:

4.2.B*

Description:

use the context of the sentence (e.g., in-sentence example or definition) to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words or multiple meaning word

Standard:

Literacy.RL.4.4

Description:

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

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:

Literacy.RF.4.4c

Description:

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

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 - Context Clues Lesson
 
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