North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.RI. READING: INFORMATIONAL TEXT
RI.4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
RI.4.4. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
L.6. Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in developing vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
L.4.6. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being and that are basic to a particular topic.