Mississippi College & Career Readiness Standards
MS.RF.4. Reading Foundational Skills
RF.4.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF.4.4c. Use context to confirm or self‐correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
Conventions of Standard English
L.4.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing (printing, cursive, or keyboarding) or speaking.
L.4.1d. 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 flexibility from a range of strategies.
L.4.4a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a meaning of a word or phrase.
L.4.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
L.4.5c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).