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Lumos StepUp - PARCC Online Practice and Assessments - 3rd Grade ELA


Common Core State Standard: L.3.4

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Common Core State Standard: L.3.4.B

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).


View the excerpt from a 3rd grade ELA textbook glossary and answer the following question.

Figurative Language: Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written to create a special effect or feeling.

Figurative Meaning: The metaphorical, idiomatic, or ironic sense of a word or expression, in contrast to its literal meaning.

Figure of Speech: A word or phrase used in a nonliteral sense to convey meaning or to heighten effect (e.g. hyperbole, simile, metaphor).

First Person: The “first person” or “personal” point of view relates events as they are perceived by a single character. The narrating character may offer opinions

about the action and characters that differ from those of the author.

Firsthand Account: An account directly from an original or primary source; coming from or being a direct personal observation or experience.

Focus: The center of interest or attention

Which of the words from the glossary excerpt tells you something from a personal observation?

Select right answer

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