RV.1 Acquire, refine, and apply vocabulary using various strategies and sources
7.RV.1 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and content-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
7.RV.2.5 Consult general and specialized reference materials, both print and digital (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, style guide), to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning, part of speech, or origin.
RV.3 Build comprehension and appreciation of literature and nonfiction texts by determining or clarifying figurative, connotative, and technical meanings
7.RV.3.1 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in works of literature, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) within a story, poem, or play.
7.RV.3.2 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a nonfiction text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.