New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum
NY.4RF. 4th Grade Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
4RF4. Read grade-level text with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
4RF4b. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
NY.4L. 4th Grade Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
4L1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Core Conventions Skills for Grades 3→5:
4L1.2. Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general as well as in particular sentences.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
4L4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
4L4a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
4L5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
4L5c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their antonyms and synonyms.