North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.RI. READING: INFORMATIONAL TEXT
RI.4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
RI.6.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning.
L.6. 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 developing vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
L.6.6. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; develop vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.