Common Core Alignment:.

L.3.4a:

Language

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

L.4.4a:

Language

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

L.4.5c:

Language

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).