Standard L.8.5a&c

The Standard:
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
    a. Interpret figures of speech in context    
    c. Distinguish among connotations and denotations of similar words

The Proficiency Matrix:
The matrix, or checklist, below can be used to help you determine the skills you need in order to meet the standard.  The proficiency matrix is also a good way to track your success as you work your way through the standards.