Virginia Standards of Learning
6.4. The student will read and determine the meanings of unfamiliar words and phrases within authentic texts.
6.4.b. Use roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to expand vocabulary.
6.4.c. Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words.
6.8. The student will self- and peer-edit writing for capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, paragraphing, and Standard English.
6.8.f. Choose adverbs to describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.