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Understanding figurative language: "straw that broke the camel's back"

teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/5
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/5
teaches Common Core State Standards L.8.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/8/5

Understanding figurative language: "straw that broke the camel's back"

In this lesson, you will learn the meaning of the idiom "the straw that broke the camel's back" by using context clues.