Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.110.5. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 3, Adopted 2017
3.10. Author's purpose and craft: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student uses critical inquiry to analyze the authors' choices and how they influence and communicate meaning within a variety of texts. The student analyzes and applies author's craft purposefully in order to develop his or her own products and performances. The student is expected to:
3.10.A. Explain the author's purpose and message within a text.
3.10.B. Explain how the use of text structure contributes to the author's purpose.