Access Point #: LAFS.4.W.1.AP.2e

Use increasingly precise language and domain-specific vocabulary over time to inform about or explain a variety of topics.
Clarifications:

Essential Understandings

(Informational)

  • Identify precise language within a provided informational text.
  • Identify the most descriptive or specific noun/verb appropriate for provided text (e.g., instead of “Volcanoes blow up.” use “Mt. Vesuvius erupted.”).
  • Use a resource (e.g., thesaurus) to revise given text to become more descriptive.
  • Add precise language and domain-specific vocabulary within an informational text that is appropriate to the specific topic.
General Information
Number: LAFS.4.W.1.AP.2e
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14

Related Standards

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7712050: Access Mathematics Grade 4
7710015: Access Language Arts - Grade 4
7721015: Access Social Studies - Grade 4
5001050: Art – Intermediate 2
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7708040: Access Health Grade 4
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