With guidance and support from adults, demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
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Sort words into categories (e.g., colors and clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).
Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at home that are cozy).
Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner (e.g., look, peek, glance, stare, glare, and scowl) and adjectives differing in intensity (e.g., large and gigantic) by defining or choosing them or by acting out the meanings.