ELA-04 Targeted Standards(L) Strand: LanguageCluster: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use.
ELA-04.L.05 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
a. Explain the meaning of simple similies and metaphors (e.g. pretty as a picture) in context.
b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antomyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).
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