Kentucky Academic Standards
Reading Foundational Skills—Grade 4
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 to accurately read unfamiliar multisyllabic words.
RF.4.4. Read fluently (accuracy, speed and prosody) on grade-level text to support comprehension.
RF.4.4.c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
4 Students will use a variety of strategies to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases, consulting reference material when appropriate. Students will acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking and listening in order to be transition ready.
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 an array of strategies.
L.4.4.a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
L.4.4.b. Use common affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.