Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
Demonstrate understanding of, figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
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Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages and proverbs.
Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their synonyms and antonyms.
Demonstrate an understanding of verbs and adjectives and their antonyms.
Distinguish the shades of meaning among closely related verbs (e.g., toss, throw, hurl) and closely related adjectives (e.g., thin, slender).