Colorado Common Core Standards
CO.5.2. Reading for All Purposes
5.2.1. Literary texts are understood and interpreted using a range of strategies. Students can:
5.2.1.c. Use Craft and Structure to:
5.2.1.c.i. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes. (CCSS: RL.5.4)
5.2.1.d. Use Integration of Knowledge and Ideas to:
5.2.1.d.iii. Use knowledge of literary devices (such as imagery, rhythm, foreshadowing, simple metaphors) to understand and respond to text.