Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.110.6. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 4, Adopted 2017
4.2. Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--beginning reading and writing. The student develops word structure knowledge through phonological awareness, print concepts, phonics, and morphology to communicate, decode, and spell. The student is expected to:
4.2.A. Demonstrate and apply phonetic knowledge by:
4.2.A.i. Decoding words with specific orthographic patterns and rules, including regular and irregular plurals.
4.11. 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:
4.11.D. Edit drafts using standard English conventions, including:
4.11.D.iii. Singular, plural, common, and proper nouns.
4.11.D.x. Punctuation marks, including apostrophes in possessives, commas in compound sentences, and quotation marks in dialogue.