Description: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 4A


4A: Interpreting Word Meaning

4A: Interpreting Word Meaning

Description: Interpreting Word Meaning

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Selection: C-50


Grade level: 3
Word count: 1203 words
Author: R. Bender
Synopsis: How can an artist's picture and a mirror teach a lesson about the meaning of texts? Read on to find out.
Excerpt: However, after a few days there was a noticeable return of interest.

Question: Read this sentence from the selection. Which of the following words most closely means "noticeable"?
  1. obvious
  2. tiny
  3. hidden
  4. confusing

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Writing prompt: Choose a selection that included some unfamiliar vocabulary. Replace the unfamiliar words with synonyms that are easier to understand yet still convey the same meaning.


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