metaphor – figure of speech that makes a comparison equating two or more unlike things.
The student will read to determine the meanings and pronunciations 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) Identify and analyze figurative language. d) Identify connotations. e) Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words. f) Extend general and specialized vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
recognize, understand, and use figurative language including: