Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks
AR.RL.5. Grade 5 Reading Standards for Literature
Craft and Structure
RL.5.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
AR.L.5. Grade 5 Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.5.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings, as appropriate for grade level.
L.5.5.A. Interpret figurative language in context, including but not limited to, similes and metaphors.