Vermont Framework of Standards and Learning
VT.RI.4. Reading Standards for Informational Text
Craft and Structure
RI.4.4. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
VT.L.4. Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
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 (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).