AK.L.5. Language Standards
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.
AK.RF.5. Foundational Skills
RF.5.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF.5.4.b. Read on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
AK.RL.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 use of figurative language and literary devices (e.g., imagery, metaphors, analogies, hyperbole).
Key Ideas and Details
RL.5.2. Determine a theme or author’s message or purpose of a story, drama, or poem using details and evidence from the text as support, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize main ideas or events, in correct sequence.
Range of Reading and Level of Complexity
RL.5.10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend a range of literature from a variety of cultures, within a complexity band appropriate to grade 5 (from upper grade 4 to grade 6), with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.