North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.RL. READING: LITERATURE
RL.5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
RL.5.5. Explain how chapters, scenes, or stanzas provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.
L.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language and nuances in word meanings.
L.5.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language and nuances in word meanings.
L.5.5.a. Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.