Multiple genres: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--literary elements. The student recognizes and analyzes literary elements within and across increasingly complex traditional, contemporary, classical, and diverse literary texts.
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 students to complete a multiple-choice assessment.
- What adjective could be used to describe the main character?—list four adjectives and allow students to choose the one that fits best
- What does __________ (character) do to show she is ___________ (adjective)? Leave this as an open-ended question or give four options.
- The character said, __________________. What in this sentence shows that the character is ______________ (adjective)? Give four options.
- Give a description about the character, and then ask students to choose an adjective that shows the character traits. Give four options.
- Give a description of the external traits of a character and ask students to circle the name of the character being described.
- Name three words to physically describe _________ (character).
Glossary Support for ELA.2.8.B
Related 2009 Student Expectation
This student expectation is related to the following SE from the 2009 reading/language arts TEKS.
(9) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Fiction. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of fiction and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to: