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...Of course, the specifics vary by grade level. For instance, eighth graders concentrate on the following skills:
• L.8.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
- Use ... (read more)