ELA.4.R.3.1

Explain how figurative language contributes to meaning in text(s).

Clarifications

Clarification 1: Figurative language for the purposes of this benchmark refers to metaphor, simile, alliteration, personification, hyperbole, and idiom. Other examples can be used in instruction. 

Clarification 2: See Elementary Figurative Language.

General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade: 4
Strand: Reading
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5010030: Functional Basic Skills in Communications-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
5010045: Language Arts - Grade Four (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7710015: Access Language Arts - Grade 4 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
5010024: Basic Skills in Reading 3-5 (Specifically in versions: 2021 and beyond (current))
5010015: English for Speakers of Other Languages Grade 4 (Specifically in versions: 2022 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
ELA.4.R.3.AP.1: Identify examples of when figurative language is used to contribute to meaning in text(s).

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