Minnesota Common Core Standards
MN.7.11. Language Benchmarks 6-12
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
220.127.116.11. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings to extend word consciousness.
18.104.22.168.b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of the words.
22.214.171.124. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
126.96.36.199.a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.
MN.7.4. Reading Benchmarks: Literature 6-12
Craft and Structure
188.8.131.52. 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.