Vocabulary: Increase word knowledge through systematic vocabulary development; determine the meaning of new words by applying knowledge of word origins, word relationships, and context clues; verify the meaning of new words; and use those new words accurately across the subject areas.
EL.04.RE.14. Use knowledge of root words to determine the meaning of unknown words within a passage (nation, national, nationality).
EL.04.RE.15. Use common roots (meter = measure) and word parts (therm = heat) derived from Greek and Latin, and use this knowledge to analyze the meaning of complex words (thermometer).