North Dakota Academic Content Standards
ND.4.RF. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Phonics and Word Recognition
4.RF.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
4.RF.3.a. 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.
4.RF.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
4.RF.4.c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
ND.4.L. Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
4.L.2. Within the context of authentic English writing and speaking…
4.L.2.c. Add prefixes and suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
4.L.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 strategies.
4.L.4.a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
4.L.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).