Academic Standard

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Framework: 
English/Language Arts
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
TSS.ELA.5.FL.VA.7b
Grade range: 
5
Groupings:
Cornerstone = Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and...
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms and proverbs.
Use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.