5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
a. Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).
Florida Center for Reading Research – These student center activities are aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
The Opposites – Students match antonyms together that increase in difficulty level as you play the game. (iOS – free – iPhone/iPad)
Learning About Similes – You will need a Mimio Connect account in order to access this Mimio InkFile.
Exploring Idioms – You will need a Mimio Connect account in order to access this Mimio InkFile.