Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks
AR.RL.4. Grade 4 Reading Standards for Literature
Craft and Structure
RL.4.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language.
AR.RF.4. Grade 4 Reading Standards for Foundational Skills
RF.4.4. Read grade-level text with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF.4.4.C. Use context in grade-level text to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
AR.L.4. Grade 4 Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
L.4.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage as appropriate for Grade 4 when writing or speaking.
L.4.1.E. Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
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 a range of effective strategies.
L.4.4.A. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, restatements in text) as clues to the meaning of a word or phrase.
L.4.4.D. Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
L.4.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings, as appropriate for grade level.
L.4.5.C. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites, antonyms, and to words with similar but not identical meanings, synonyms.