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.4.FL.VA.7b
Grade range: 
4
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
Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors in context.
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms and proverbs.
Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites and to words with similar but not identical meanings