L.2.b Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed and/or using spelling patterns and generalizations. (e.g., word families, position-based spelling, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts)
L.4.c Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.
L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships (analogies), and nuances in word meanings.
L.5.a Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context. (Figures of speech may include similes, metaphors, hyperboles, personification, idioms, alliteration, and onomatopoeia.)
L.6 Acquire and accurately use grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.