Kentucky Academic Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
4 Students will use a variety of strategies to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases, consulting reference material when appropriate. Students will acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking and listening in order to be transition ready.
L.6.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
L.6.4.a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
5 Students will demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
L.6.5. Demonstrate understanding of, figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
L.6.5.b. Use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.