Academic Standard

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Initiative: 
Common Core State Standards
Framework: 
English Language Arts & Literacy
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5
Grade range: 
5
Groupings:
Category = Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.