Grade 8 Quiz Determining Meaning of Words and Phrases in Texts – RI.8.4

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.4 focuses on a reader’s ability to understand and deduce the meanings of words and phrases as they are utilized within a text. This includes understanding not just literal meanings, but also figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. Moreover, readers are also expected to analyze how specific word choices influence the overall meaning and tone of the text, with particular attention to analogies or allusions to other pieces of literature or texts.