Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--vocabulary. The student uses newly acquired vocabulary expressively.
Knowledge and Skills Statement
A knowledge and skills statement is a broad statement of what students must know and be able to do. It generally begins with a learning strand and ends with the phrase “The student is expected to:” Knowledge and skills statements always include related student expectations.
Use a quick assessment to determine if students understand what certain affixes mean and know how to determine what the right affix is for a given sentence.
Identifying Affixes and Base Words:
- What is the base word in mislead? (lead)
- What is the prefix in the word rewind? (re)
- What is the suffix in the word friendly? (ly)
- What is the base word in education? (educate)
Understanding the Meaning of Affixes:
- What does the word misheard mean? (to hear incorrectly)
- What does the word unhelpful mean? (not helpful)
- What does the word painter mean? (the one who paints)
Using Affixes Correctly:
- I will ___take the picture if anyone's eyes were closed. (Options - re, un, mis)
- The girl spoke too softly, so her grandpa ___heard her. (Options - re, un, mis)
- You did not do your homework correctly, so you will have to ___do it. (Options - re, un, mis)
Glossary Support for ELA.2.3.C
Related 2009 Student Expectation
This student expectation is related to the following SE from the 2009 reading/language arts TEKS.
(5) Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing. Students are expected to: