MT.CC.L.8. Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.8.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.8.4.b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., precede, recede, secede).
L.8.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
L.8.5.d. Recognize the influence time, culture, gender and social relationships have upon word meaning.