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Figures of Speech

7th Grade

Arizona - K-12 Academic Standards: 7.L.5.a

Common Core State Standards: Literacy.L.7.5a

Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE): ELAGSE7L5a

Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS): L.7.5.a

Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards: L.7.5a

Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.

North Carolina - Standard Course of Study: L.7.5.a

Interpret figures of speech in context based on grade 7 reading and content.

New York State Next Generation Learning Standards: 7L5a

Interpret figurative language, including allusions, in context.

Wisconsin Academic Standards: L.7.3

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine the denotative, connotative, and figurative meanings of words and phrases used in texts; when words have similar denotations, be able to describe differences in connotation and their impact on meaning and tone.
Analyze the impact of rhyme and other repetitions of sound (e.g., alliteration, assonance) in varied texts (e.g., poetry, drama, section of a story).

7th Grade Writing - Figures of Speech Lesson
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