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Determining the Meaning of Words & Phrases

English Language Arts, Grade 6

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LITERAL (dictionary meaning) FIGURATIVE (use of words in imaginative ways to create interesting effects) have a cow get very upset cost an arm and a leg something that’s very expensive spill the beans tell a secret or surprise bend over backwards make a great effort couch potato a person who watches a lot of TV A+ Test COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4374 How do readers determine the meanings of words and phrases?
LITERAL (dictionary meaning) FIGURATIVE (use of words in imaginative ways to create interesting effects) COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4374 Can you determine the meanings of words and phrases?