Florida Common Core Standards
FL.LACC.L.4. Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
LACC.4.L.3.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
LACC.4.L.3.5.a. Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
FL.LACC.RF.4. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
LACC.4.RF.4.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LACC.4.RF.4.4.b. Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression.
FL.LACC.RL.4. Reading Standards for Literature
Craft and Structure
LACC.4.RL.2.5. Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
Key Ideas and Details
LACC.4.RL.1.2. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
LACC.4.RL.1.3. Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
LACC.4.RL.4.10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.