MA.CC.L.4. Language Standards Pre-K-5
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.4.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
L.4.5.a. Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
MA.CC.RL.4. Reading Standards for Literature Pre-K-5
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
MA.RL.4.8.A. Locate and analyze examples of similes and metaphors in stories, poems, folktales, and plays and explain how these literary devices enrich the text.