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Common Core Standards

Word relationships

Grade: 3rd Grade
Standard:

Literacy.L.3.4a

Description:

Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Standard:

Literacy.L.3.4b

Description:

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).

Standard:

Literacy.L.3.4c

Description:

Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).

Standard:

Literacy.L.3.5a

Description:

Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).

Standard:

Literacy.L.3.5b

Description:

Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful).

Standard:

Literacy.L.3.5c

Description:

Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered).

Standard:

Literacy.L.3.6

Description:

Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).

3rd Grade Writing - Word relationships Lesson
 
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