Delaware Common Core Standards
DE.CC5L. Language Standards K-5
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
CC5L5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
CC5L5a. Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
DE.CC5RF. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills (K-5)
CC5RF4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
CC5RF4b. Read on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
DE.CC5RL. Reading Standards for Literature K-5
Craft and Structure
CC5RL4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
CC5RL10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.