Nebraska Core Academic Content Standards
NE.LA 4.1. Reading: Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.
LA 4.1.3. Word Analysis: Students will use phonetic analysis to read and write grade-level text.
LA 4.1.3.a. Know and apply advanced sound/spelling patterns (e.g., Anglo-Saxon common roots and affixes, vowel variance, multi-syllable words) when reading, writing, and spelling grade-level text.
LA 4.1.3.b. Use word structure to read text (e.g., prefixes/suffixes, syllabication, derivation).
LA 4.1.5. Vocabulary: Students will build and use conversational, academic, and content-specific grade-level vocabulary.
LA 4.1.5.a. Apply knowledge of word structure elements, known words, and word patterns to determine meaning (e.g., plurals, possessives, parts of speech, affixes, base and root words).
LA 4.1.5.b. Apply context clues (e.g., word, phrase, and sentence, and paragraph clues) and text features to infer meaning of unknown words.