Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.
Analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty.
Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context.
Identify real-life connections between words and their use.
Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds.
Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner and adjectives differing in intensity.
Sort words into categories to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words.
Use words and phrases acquired through conversations to describe.
Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases
Determine the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Demonstrate understanding of words antonyms and synonyms.
Correctly use frequently confused words
Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.
Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed
Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language
Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses
Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses
Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
Acquire conversational, general academic, and domain specific words and phrases.
Use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.