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Template:CCSS ELA Literacy RI11-12.4 I Can

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Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term or terms over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).

  • I can define and identify various forms of figurative language. (K)
  • I can distinguish between literal language and figurative language. (K)
  • I can recognize the difference between denotative meanings and connotative meanings. (K)
  • I can recognize words that have technical meaning and understand their purpose in a specific text (e.g., "stem" in an article about flowers versus "stem" in an article about cell research). (R)
  • I can analyze how a key term or terms are used and refined over the course of a text. (R)