North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.RL. READING: LITERATURE
RL.4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
RL.3.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, identifying words that impact the meaning in a text.
NC.RF. READING: FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS
RF.3.5. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF.3.5.c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
L.4. Determine and/or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, word relationships, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
L.3.4. Determine and/or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies: context clues, word parts, word relationships, and reference materials.