New York Common Core Standards
NY.CC.6.L. Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
6.L.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.
NY.CC.6.RI. Reading Standards for Informational Text
Craft and Structure
6.RI.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings