Louisiana Academic Standards
Reading Standards for Literature
Craft and Structure
4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
5.a. Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.