VT.1.1. Reading: Reading Strategies: Students use a variety of strategies to help them read.
R8.3. Grade Level Expectation: Word Identification Skills and Strategies: Applies word identification/decoding strategies by:
R8.3.1. Identifying multisyllabic words by using knowledge of sounds, syllables, and derivational roots (Greek, Latin, Anglo-Saxon).
R8.5. Grade Level Expectation: Vocabulary Strategies and Breadth of Vocabulary: Identifies the meaning of unfamiliar words by:
R8.5.1. Using strategies to unlock meaning (e.g., knowledge of word structure, including prefixes/suffixes, base words, common roots, or word origins; context clues; other resources, such as dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses; or prior knowledge).
VT.1.5. Writing: Writing Dimensions: Students draft, revise, edit, and critique written products so that final drafts are appropriate in terms of the following dimensions:
W8.3. Grade Level Expectation: Writing Conventions: In independent writing, students demonstrate command of conventional English spelling by:
W8.3.3. Correctly spelling grade-appropriate word groups that share a common root (e.g., 'inspire,' 'respiration,' 'conspire,' 'perspire').