New Jersey Student Learning Standards
NJ.RF.3. Progress Indicators for Reading Foundational Skills
RF.3.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF.3.4.C. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
NJ.L.3. Progress Indicators for Language
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.3.4. 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.
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.
L.3.5.A. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).