Washington DC Academic Standards
DC.CC.3.RF. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
3.RF.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
3.RF.4.c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
DC.CC.3.L. Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
3.L.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.
3.L.4.a. Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
3.L.5. Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
3.L.5.a. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).