North Dakota Academic Content Standards
ND.4.RF. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
4.RF.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
4.RF.4.c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
ND.4.L. Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
4.L.1. Within the context of authentic English writing and speaking…
Demonstrate proficiency in:
4.L.1.w. Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
4.L.1.x. Explain the function of an adjective.
4.L.1.y. Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
4.L.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 strategies.
4.L.4.a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
4.L.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
4.L.5.c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).