11-12.RV.1 Acquire and use accurately general academic and content-specific words and phrases at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
11-12.RV.2 Vocabulary Building
11-12.RV.2.1 Use context to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases.
11-12.RV.2.3 Analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations.
11-12.RV.2.5 Select appropriate general and specialized reference materials, both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning, part of speech, etymology, or standard usage.
11-12.RV.3 Vocabulary in Literature and Nonfiction Texts
11-12.RV.3.1 Analyze the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in works of literature, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices (e.g., imagery, allegory, and symbolism) on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
11-12.RV.3.2 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a nonfiction text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; evaluate the cumulative impact of how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term or terms over the course of a text.
11-12.RV.3.3 Interpret figures of speech (e.g., paradox) in context and analyze their role in the text.