Multiple genres: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--genres. The student recognizes and analyzes genre-specific characteristics, structures, and purposes within and across increasingly complex traditional, contemporary, classical, and diverse 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.
Observe student responses while reading a text in a whole-group or small-group context, using a rubric. Students should be able to identify the central idea and provide at least four pieces of supporting evidence with the prompting of a teacher. The teacher can prompt student thinking by asking questions.
- What is the most important thing that happened in the text?
- Can you name three details that tell you what the most important thing was?
- What evidence led you to determining the central idea of the text?
- The student is unable to identify the central idea or provide supporting evidence even with adult assistance.
- The student is able to identify the central idea but is unable to provide supporting evidence even with adult assistance.
- The student is able to identify the central idea and is inconsistently able to provide supporting evidence with adult assistance.
- The student is able to identify the central idea and is able to provide supporting evidence with adult assistance.
Glossary Support for ELA.2.9.D.i
Related 2009 Student Expectation
This student expectation is related to the following SE from the 2009 reading/language arts TEKS.
(14) Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Expository Text. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about and understand expository text and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to: