Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
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Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful).
Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings, as appropriate for the grade level.