PA.1. Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening
1.1. Reading Independently: Students apply a wide range of strategies.
1.1.7.B. Use word analysis skills, context clues, knowledge of root words as well as a dictionary/thesaurus or glossary to decode and understand specialized vocabulary in content areas during reading.
1.1.7.C. Use meaning and knowledge of words(e.g., literal and figurative meanings, common foreign words) across content areas to expand reading vocabulary.