FL.LAFS.7.RL. READING STANDARDS FOR LITERATURE
LAFS.7.RL.2. Craft and Structure
LAFS.7.RL.2.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.
FL.LAFS.7.L. LANGUAGE STANDARDS
LAFS.7.L.3. Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
LAFS.7.L.3.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
LAFS.7.L.3.4.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.
LAFS.7.L.3.4.d. Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
LAFS.7.L.3.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
LAFS.7.L.3.5.b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of the words.
LAFS.7.L.3.5.c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending).
LAFS.K12.R.2. Craft and Structure
LAFS.K12.R.2.4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
FL.LAFS.K12.L. LANGUAGE STANDARDS
LAFS.K12.L.2. Knowledge of Language
LAFS.K12.L.2.3. Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
LAFS.K12.L.3. Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
LAFS.K12.L.3.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
LAFS.K12.L.3.5. Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.