This packet combines practice in writing quotations and using figurative language.
L 3.2.c Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue.
L 3.3.a Choose words and phrases for effect.
L 3.4.a Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
L 3.5 Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
L 3.5.a Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
L.4.2.a Use correct capitalization.
L.4.2.b Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.
L.4.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
L.4.5.a Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
L.4.5.b Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.