Delaware Standards and Instruction
DE.CC3RF. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills (K-5)
Phonics and Word Recognition
CC3RF3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
CC3RF3a. Identify and know the meaning of the most common prefixes and derivational suffixes.
CC3RF3b. Decode words with common Latin suffixes.
DE.CC3L. Language Standards K-5
Conventions of Standard English
CC3L2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
CC3L2e. Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
CC3L4. 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.
CC3L4b. Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).