Response skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student responds to an increasingly challenging variety of sources that are read, heard, or viewed.
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.
Ask questions that will allow students to describe personal connections.
- What does this remind you of in your life?
- How is this similar to your life? How is it different?
- How does this relate to something that has happened to you or something you have learned?
- How does this make you feel? Why?
Ask students to draw or write personal connections. Consider the relevancy of the connection(s) and the detail included in the writing or drawing about personal connections.
Glossary Support for ELA.2.7.A
Related 2009 Student Expectation
This student expectation is related to the following SE from the 2009 reading/language arts TEKS.
Figure 19: Reading/Comprehension Skills. Students use a flexible range of metacognitive reading skills in both assigned and independent reading to understand an author’s message. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts as they become self- directed, critical readers. The student is expected to: