Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Vocabulary: Students will build and use conversational, academic, and content-specific grade-level vocabulary.
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).
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
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.