Common Core Alignment:.

RL.3.4:

Reading Literature

Craft and Structure

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.

RL.4.4:

Reading Literature

Craft and Structure

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

RL.5.4:

Reading Literature

Craft and Structure

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.