Nebraska Core Academic Content Standards
NE.LA 3.1. Reading: Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.
LA 3.1.3. Word Analysis: Students will use phonetic analysis to read and write grade-level text.
LA 3.1.3.a. Know and apply advanced sound/spelling patterns (e.g., Anglo-Saxon common roots and affixes, special vowel spellings [ough, ion], multi-syllable words) when reading, writing, and spelling grade-level text.
LA 3.1.5. Vocabulary: Students will build and use conversational, academic, and content-specific grade-level vocabulary.
LA 3.1.5.a. Determine meaning of words through the knowledge of word structure elements, known words, and word patterns (e.g., contractions, plurals, possessives, parts of speech, syllables, affixes, base and root words, abbreviations).