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ELA-04 Targeted Standards
(L) Strand: Language
Cluster: 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).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can

Proficiency (Rubric) Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 Student is able to
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0 “The Standard.” Student is able to
  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.
2.0 Student is able to -
  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content, student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 and/or 3.0 content.
1.0 Student is able to
  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill id demonstrated.



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