Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Teaching Resources

ELAR 4.3

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 print or digital resources to determine meaning, syllabication, and pronunciation;
    • (A) use context within and beyond a sentence to determine the relevant meaning of unfamiliar words or multiple-meaning words;
    • (B) determine the meaning of and use words with affixes such as mis-, sub-, -ment, and -ity/ty and roots such as auto, graph, and meter; and
    • (C) identify, use, and explain the meaning of homophones such as reign/rain.

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