The student will apply knowledge of word origins and figurative language to extend vocabulary development within authentic texts.
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use both context and reference skills independently to determine the nuances and connotations of words.
consult reference materials to find the pronunciation of a word or determine/clarify meaning
understand, evaluate, and use figurative language, including simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and symbol
recognize that words have nuances of meaning, including figurative, connotative, and technical, that help to determine the appropriate meaning
recognize that figurative language enriches text.