Identify and sort common words into basic categories, relating vocabulary to background knowledge.
: Instruction for this benchmark should include text read-alouds and think-alouds aimed at building and activating background knowledge. Review of words learned in this way is critical to building background knowledge and related vocabulary. Texts read aloud can be two grade levels higher than student reading level.
Clarification 2: See Context Clues and Word Relationships.
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved