Colorado Academic Standards (CAS)
CO.4.2. Reading for All Purposes
4.2.3. Knowledge of complex orthography (spelling patterns), morphology (word meanings), and word relationships to decode (read) multisyllabic words contributes to better reading skills. Students can:
4.2.3.a. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. (CCSS: RF.4.3)
4.2.3.a.i. Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context. (CCSS: RF.4.3a)
4.2.3.b. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. (CCSS: RF.4.4)
4.2.3.b.iii. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary. (CCSS: RF.4.4c)
4.2.3.c. 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 strategies. (CCSS: L.4.4)
4.2.3.c.i. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. (CCSS: L.4.4a)
4.2.3.c.ii. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph). (CCSS: L.4.4b)
4.2.3.c.iii. Read and understand words with common prefixes (un-, re-, dis-) and derivational suffixes (-ful, -ly, -ness).
4.2.3.c.v. Read multisyllabic words with and without inflectional and derivational suffixes.