MA.CC.L.6. Language Standards 6-12
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
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.
MA.CC.RI.6. Reading Standards for Informational Text 6-12
Craft and Structure
RI.6.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.