Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.FL. FOUNDATIONAL LITERACY STANDARDS
4.FL.VA. Vocabulary Acquisition
FL.VA.7. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
4.FL.VA.7b. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
4.FL.VA.7b.i. Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors in context.