Illinois Common Core Standards
IL.CC.5.L. Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
CC.5.L.5.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
CC.5.L.5.5.a. Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
IL.CC.5.R.L. Reading Standards for Literature
Craft and Structure
CC.5.R.L.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.