Using words and phrases to be specific

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Learning Objective

Today I am learninghow authors use specific words and phrases to shape the meaning of an article or story.

I know I understand when … I can show how the author's choice of words creates specific meanings that add information to, or change the tone of, an article.

Students will be able to  … explain how different words could change the article's meaning.

Learning Standard

Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

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