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