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.
ND.4.L. Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
4.L.2. Within the context of authentic English writing and speaking…
4.L.2.f. Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed and/or using spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spelling, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts).