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Template:CCSS ELA Literacy RL11-12.4 I Can

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Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.)

  • 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 and connotative meanings. (K)
  • I can analyze how an author's choice of specific words evokes a particular meaning or tone in a text and how using language in a new way creates an engaging overall effect. (R)
  • I can analyze how specific word choices build on one another to create a cumulative (collective) impact on the overall meaning and tone of a text. (R)