North Dakota Academic Content Standards
ND.1.L. Language Standards
Knowledge of Language
1.L.5. With guidance and support from adults, demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
1.L.5.d. Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner (e.g., look, peek, glance, stare, glare, scowl) and adjectives differing in intensity (e.g., large, gigantic) by defining or choosing them or by acting out the meanings.