New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum
NY.5RF. 5th Grade Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
5RF4. Read grade-level text with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
5RF4b. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
NY.5L. 5th Grade Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
5L1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Core Conventions Skills for Grades 3→5:
5L1.2. Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general as well as in particular sentences.
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.
5L4a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
5L5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
5L5c. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.