Washington DC Academic Standards
DC.CC.5.RF. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
5.RF.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
5.RF.4.c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
DC.CC.5.L. Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
5.L.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
5.L.4.a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
5.L.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
5.L.5.c. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.