Nebraska Core Academic Content Standards
NE.LA 4.1. Reading: Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.
LA 4.1.6. Comprehension: Students will construct meaning by using prior knowledge and text information while reading grade-level literary and informational text.
LA 4.1.6.c. Identify and explain why authors use literary devices (e.g., simile, metaphor, alliteration, onomatopoeia, imagery, rhythm, personification, hyperbole, idioms).