Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.L. Standards for Language (L)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L5.CCR. Anchor Standard: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
2.L5-b. Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings – Distinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs (e.g., toss, throw, hurl) and closely related adjectives (e.g., thin, slender, skinny, scrawny).
2.L5-b.1. Identify synonyms for given verbs and adjectives.