Access Point #: LAFS.7.L.3.AP.5e

Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification, allusions) in context.
Clarifications:

Essential Understandings

  • Identify a phrase that contains a simile from a list.
  • Identify a phrase that contains a metaphor from a list.
  • Sort a list of phrases into three groups – similes, metaphors and literal (not a simile or a metaphor).
  • Identify an idiom or proverb from a list.
  • Define alliteration.
  • Identify a phrase or sentence that contains alliteration from a list.
  • Identify a phrase that contains allusion or personification from a list.
  • Identify a phrase, sentence or paragraph that contains irony from a list Identify the sentence that contains a pun from a list of sentences.
  • Sort a list of statements containing allusions and personifications into correct groups.
  • Identify a phrase that contains an oxymoron from a list.
  • Identify a phrase that contains hyperbole from a list.
  • Identify a requested figure of speech (e.g., hyperbole, oxymoron, irony, pun, alliteration, allusion, personification, simile, metaphor or analogy) within a list of phrases and sentences.
General Information
Number: LAFS.7.L.3.AP.5e
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14

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1000000: M/J Intensive Language Arts (MC)
1000010: M/J Intensive Reading 1
1000020: M/J Intensive Reading and Career Planning
1001040: M/J Language Arts 2
1001050: M/J Language Arts 2 Advanced
1002010: M/J Language Arts 2 Through ESOL
1002180: M/J English Language Development (MC)
1006010: M/J Journalism 2
1007010: M/J Speech and Debate 2
1008040: M/J Reading 2
1008050: M/J Reading 2, Advanced
1009010: M/J Creative Writing 2
1009040: M/J Writing 2
7810012: Access M/J Language Arts 2 
1002181: M/J Developmental Language Arts Through ESOL (Reading)

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