Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.FL. FOUNDATIONAL LITERACY STANDARDS
4.FL.VA. Vocabulary Acquisition
FL.VA.7. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
4.FL.VA.7a. 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.FL.VA.7a.i. Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
4.FL.VA.7b. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
4.FL.VA.7b.iii. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites and to words with similar but not identical meanings