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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Teaching Resources


Composition: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--writing process. The student uses the writing process recursively to compose multiple texts that are legible and uses appropriate conventions. The student is expected to:

  • (1) plan by generating ideas for writing through class discussions and drawings;
    • (A) develop drafts in oral, pictorial, or written form by organizing ideas;
    • (B) revise drafts by adding details in pictures or words;
    • (C) edit drafts with adult assistance using standard English conventions, including:
    • (D) complete sentences;
      • (i) verbs;
      • (ii) singular and plural nouns;
      • (iii) adjectives, including articles;
      • (iv) correct spelling of words with grade-appropriate orthographic patterns and rules and high-frequency words; and
      • (v) prepositions;
      • (vi) pronouns, including subjective, objective, and possessive cases;
      • (vii) capitalization of the first letter in a sentence and name;
      • (viii) punctuation marks at the end of declarative sentences; and
      • (ix) share writing.