Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks
AR.RL.4. Grade 4 Reading Standards for Literature
Craft and Structure
RL.4.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language.
AR.RF.4. Grade 4 Reading Standards for Foundational Skills
Phonics and Word Recognition
RF.4.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
RF.4.3.A. Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots, affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.
RF.4.4. Read grade-level text with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF.4.4.C. Use context in grade-level text to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
AR.L.4. Grade 4 Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.4.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on Grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of effective strategies.
L.4.4.A. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, restatements in text) as clues to the meaning of a word or phrase.
L.4.4.B. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).
L.4.4.D. Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).