Maryland Common Core Standards
MD.L.CC. Standards for Language (L)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L6.CCR. Anchor Standard: Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
6.L6. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; garner vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
MD.RI.CC. Standards for Reading Informational Text (RI)
Craft and Structure
RI4.CCR. Anchor Standard: Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
6.RI4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.