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Skills available for Colorado third-grade language arts standards

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3.2.3.a.i Identify and know the meaning of the most common prefixes and derivational suffixes.

3.2.3.c.i Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

3.2.3.b.i Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

3.2.3.a.ii Decode words with common Latin suffixes.

3.2.3.b.ii Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression.

3.2.3.c.ii Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).

3.2.3.b.iii Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

3.2.3.a.iii Decode multisyllable words.

3.2.3.c.iii Use knowledge of word relationships to identify antonyms or synonyms to clarify meaning.

3.2.3.a.iv Read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.

3.2.3.c.iv Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).

3.2.3.c.v Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.

3.2 Reading for All Purposes