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).
Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--vocabulary. The student uses newly acquired vocabulary expressively. The student is expected to:
(A) use print or digital resources to determine meaning, syllabication, and pronunciation;
(B) use context within and beyond a sentence to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words and multiple-meaning words;
(C) identify the meaning of and use words with affixes such as im- (into), non-, dis-, in- (not, non), pre-, -ness, -y, and -ful; and
(D) identify, use, and explain the meaning of antonyms, synonyms, idioms, homophones, and homographs in a text.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.