Common Core State Standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6 Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6 Reading Standards for Informational Text
Craft and Structure
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings