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.
Use a checklist of student mastery. While an informational text is read to students, they should be able to identify that the text is informational based on the features and simple graphics found in the text. Types of features that students may notice include a table of contents, a glossary, index, diagrams, captions, photographs, headings, subheadings, bold and italicized words, maps, and charts. Additionally, students should be able to explain what they can learn from the text features and simple graphics. Teachers can ask questions to prompt student responses.
- What kind of text do you think this is by looking at the pages?
- What do you know from looking at this diagram?
- What does this label tell us?
Glossary Support for ELA.2.9.D.ii
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: