Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks
AR.RF.3. Grade 3 Reading Standards for Foundational Skills
RF.3.4. Read grade-level text with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF.3.4.C. Use context in grade-level text to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
AR.L.3. Grade 3 Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.3.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on Grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of effective strategies.
L.3.4.A. Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
L.3.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings, as appropriate for the grade level.
L.3.5.A. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).