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.
Provide students with a short passage and ask them specific questions about the text. When they answer the question, they will have to prove how they know by citing evidence in the text.
- Ask students to support their responses by color coding or numbering where they found the For example, if students read a short story and respond to a question, ask them to put the number next to the part of the story that helped them answer that number question.
- Ask students to highlight a part of the text based on a key. For instance, ask them to state the main idea. They can write the main idea and highlight where in the text they found the main idea. They can support that further by highlighting supporting details in a different color.
Keep the texts short at the beginning to gradually building students’ stamina.
Glossary Support for ELA.2.7.C
Related 2009 Student Expectation
This student expectation is related to the following SE from the 2009 reading/language arts TEKS.
(3) Reading/Beginning Reading/Strategies. Students comprehend a variety of texts drawing on useful strategies as needed. Students are expected to: