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Common Core Standard L.5.5 Questions

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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Grade 5 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.5.4, L.5.5, L.5.5a
"The baby's skin was like a rose petal." What does this simile say to you?
  1. The baby's skin is very soft and delicate.
  2. The baby's skin is rough.
  3. The baby's skin is dry.
  4. The baby's skin is sticky.
Grade 5 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.5.4, L.5.5, L.5.5a
"The shattered water made a misty din.
Great waves looked over others coming in."

The figurative language in line 2 of this poem                                   .
  1. compares the waves to one another.
  2. exaggerates the size of the waves.
  3. makes the waves seem human.
  4. makes the reader hear the waves.
Grade 5 Simile CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5, L.5.5a
"The stars were like diamonds," is an example of which figurative language?
  1. personification
  2. simile
  3. metaphor
  4. none of the abobe
Grade 5 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5, L.5.5a
'Once by the Pacific' by Robert Frost

The shattered water made a misty din.
Great waves looked over others coming in.

The figurative language in line 2 of this poem
  1. compares the waves to one another.
  2. exaggerates the size of the waves.
  3. makes the waves seem human.
  4. makes the reader hear the waves.
Grade 5 Interjections CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5
Grade 5 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5, L.5.5b
Read the sentence below.

When Joe stopped stealing from his mother and started stealing from stores, he jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire.

What does the idiom OUT OF THE FRYING PAN AND INTO THE FIRE mean?
  1. to get out of one bad place and into a worse one
  2. to find something that one enjoys doing daily
  3. to learn how to improve upon one's special skills
  4. to do something today instead of waiting around
Grade 5 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5, L.5.5a
The sun is my best friend always at my side.
  1. simile
  2. metaphor
  3. personification
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 English Language Arts CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5
Which is an example of literal language?
  1. Your eyes sparkle like diamonds.
  2. Your smile is blindingly beautiful.
  3. Your hair is blonde and soft.
  4. Your teeth are as white as snow.
Grade 5 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.5.4, L.5.5, L.5.5a
What does this metaphor mean to you? "My sister has a heart of stone."
  1. My sister is really strong.
  2. My sister is really brave.
  3. My sister is really uncaring.
  4. My sister is actually a statue.
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