Access Point #: LAFS.8.L.3.AP.4d (Archived Access Point)


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Find the synonym for a word.

Clarifications:

Essential Understandings

  • Identify the purpose or use of reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries and thesauruses).

Number: LAFS.8.L.3.AP.4d Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14 Cluster: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Related Standards

Name Description
LAFS.8.L.3.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
  1. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
  2. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., precede, recede, secede).
  3. 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.
  4. Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).



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Professional Development

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Vocabulary Content Module:

Content Modules provide explanations and examples of the concepts contained in the academic standards that may be difficult to teach or unfamiliar to special education teachers. They promote an understanding of the concepts so that a teacher can begin to plan how to teach the concepts to students. Content Modules contain potential adaptations, modifications and ideas for Universal Design for Learning.