Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Teaching Resources

ELAR 1.3

Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--vocabulary. The student uses newly acquired vocabulary expressively. The student is expected to:

  • (1) use a resource such as a picture dictionary or digital resource to find words;
    • (A) use illustrations and texts the student is able to read or hear to learn or clarify word meanings;
    • (B) identify the meaning of words with the affixes -s, -ed, and -ing; and
    • (C) identify and use words that name actions, directions, positions, sequences, categories, and locations.

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