Delaware Common Core Standards
DE.CC7L. Language Standards 6-12
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
CC7L5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
CC7L5a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.
CC7L5b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of the words.
DE.CC7RL. Reading Standards for Literature 6-12
Craft and Structure
CC7RL4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.