Massachusetts Common Core Standards
MA.CC.L.5. Language Standards Pre-K-5
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.5.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
L.5.5.a. Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
MA.CC.RL.5. Reading Standards for Literature Pre-K-5
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.