demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
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interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages and proverbs.
use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.