Kentucky Academic Standards
Conventions of Standard English
2 Students will demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation and spelling when writing.
L.8.2. When writing:
L.8.2.c. Demonstrate appropriate use of strategies and resources (print and electronic) to identify and correct spelling errors.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
4 Students will use a variety of strategies to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases, consulting reference material when appropriate. Students will acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking and listening in order to be transition ready.
L.8.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
L.8.4.c. Consult print and digital reference materials to find the pronunciation and determine or clarity the precise meaning of key words and phrases.