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.11-12.5
Grade range: 
11 to 12
Groupings:
Category = Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., hyperbole, paradox) in context and analyze their role in the text.
Analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations.