ELA-03 Targeted Standards(L) Strand: LanguageCluster: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use.
ELA-03.L.05 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
a. Distinguish the literal and non-literal meanings of words and phrases in context (example: take steps)
b. Identify real-life connections between words and their use (example: describe people who are friendly or helpful)
c. Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty (example: knew, believed, heard, wondered)
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