Vermont Framework of Standards and Learning
VT.RF.3. Reading Standards: 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.
VT.L.3. Language Standards
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 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).