demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
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explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages and proverbs.
demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.