Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
- Interpret figures of speech (e.g., euphemism, oxymoron) in context and analyze their role in the text.
- Analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations.
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Strand: Language Standards
Idea: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning
Cluster: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
Date Adopted or Revised: 12/10
Date of Last Rating: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved