simile – figures of speech that use the words like or as to make comparisons;
The student will read and learn the meanings of unfamiliar words and phrases within authentic texts. a) Identify word origins and derivations. b) Use roots, cognates, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to expand vocabulary. c) Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words. d) Identify and analyze figurative language. e) Use word-reference materials. f) Extend general and specialized vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
identify figurative language in text, including: