Description: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on Grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies. Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 4A


4A: Interpreting Word Meaning

4A: Interpreting Word Meaning

Description: Interpreting Word Meaning

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Selection: A-43


Grade level: 1
Word count: 717 words
Author: Marco Delgado
Synopsis: When best friends find a bag of money, their friendship is tested.
Excerpt: Tom did not like this. His friend had become greedy.

Question: What does the word "greedy" mean in this part of the selection?
  1. wants to keep everything
  2. wants to share something
  3. says mean things
  4. spends too much money

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Writing prompt: Describe how the knowledge of another language can help you understand a new word or phrase you read in English.


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