Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.L. Standards for Language (L)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L5.CCR. Anchor Standard: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
6.L5-a. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings – Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.
6.L5-a.1. Apply knowledge of figurative language including personification to a critical reading of a text.
6.L5-a.3. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text including figurative language (See CCSS RL.6.4 and RI.6.4).
6.L5-a.4. Analyze professional, peer, and their own writing to determine how figurative language contributes to meaning.