New Mexico Standards
NM.I: Reading and Listening for Comprehension. Students will apply strategies and skills to comprehend information that is read, heard, and viewed.
I-A: Listen to, read, react to, and interpret information
I-A:3. Identify the effect of literary devices such as figurative language, diction, dialogue, and description.
I-C: Apply critical thinking skills to analyze information
I-C:3. Determine how the use of literary devices, such as personification, metaphor, simile, and alliteration, convey the author's intent.