New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum
NY.5RF. 5th Grade Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Phonics and Word Recognition
5RF3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
5RF3a. Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.
NY.5L. 5th Grade Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
5L4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
5L4b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).