Arizona Common Core Standards
AZ.CC.5.L. 2010 Language Standards K-5
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
5.L.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
5.L.5.a. Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
AZ.CC.5.RL. 2010 Reading Standards for Literature K-5
Craft and Structure
5.RL.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.