TN.0601. English Language Arts (0601)
Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)
0601.1.1. Know and use appropriately the meaning, forms and functions of nouns (including collective nouns, nouns as objects, predicate nouns), pronouns (including proper pronoun case; objects of prepositions; agreement with antecedents in person and number; indefinite, relative, and demonstrative pronouns), verbs (including agreement with the subject in person and number, action verbs that take objects, linking verbs, helping verbs, verb phrases, verb tenses, regular and irregular verb forms), adjectives (including predicate adjectives, comparative and superlative forms), adverbs (including negatives, forms of comparative and superlative phrases), conjunctions (including coordinating, subordinating), interjections, and prepositions (place prepositional phrases correctly according to the words they modify within the sentence).
0601.1.13. Use printed and electronic dictionaries, thesauruses, and glossaries to determine word pronunciation, spelling, and part of speech; to clarify meaning and improve understanding of words (including connotation and denotation); and to distinguish among contextually appropriate synonyms and definitions.
0601.1.14. Define and recognize synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms.
State Performance Indicators
SPI 0601.1.14. Select appropriate synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms within context.
SPI 0601.1.19. Recognize and use grade-appropriate and content specific vocabulary within context.
SPI 0601.1.20. Use knowledge of root words, affixes, syllabication, and/or spelling patterns as aids in determining meaning within context.
SPI 0601.1.3. Identify the correct use of adjectives (i.e., common/proper, comparative forms) and adverbs (i.e., comparative forms) within context.
TN.1.0. Reading: The student will develop the reading and listening skills necessary for word recognition, comprehension, interpretation, analysis, evaluation, and appreciation of print and nonprint text.
6.1.04. Use decoding strategies to read unfamiliar words.
6.1.04.c. Decode unknown grade level words utilizing previously learned strategies to verify the word's meaning within the context of the selection.
6.1.06. Expand reading vocabulary.
6.1.06.d. Determine the meaning of unfamiliar words using context clues, dictionaries, electronic sources, glossaries, and other resources.
6.1.06.e. Replace unknown words with appropriate synonyms and/or antonyms to determine word meaning.
6.1.06.f. Continue to use appropriate synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, and multiple meaning words in reading, writing, and speaking.
Performance Indicators State:
At Level 1, the student is able to
6.1.spi 5. Select appropriate synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms within context.
6.1.spi 6. Use context clues, dictionaries, thesauruses, electronic sources, and glossaries as aids in determining the meanings of unfamiliar words.
6.1.spi.1. Use knowledge of root words, affixes, syllabication and/or spelling patterns as aids in determining meaning within context.
At Level 3, the student is able to
6.1.spi.24. Specify a logical word choice to complete an analogy using synonyms, antonyms, categories, subcategories, whole/part, and functions.