Texas TEKS Standards
TX.110.15. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 4
(4.11) Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Expository Text. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about expository text and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
4.11 (D) Use multiple text features (e.g., guide words, topic and concluding sentences) to gain an overview of the contents of text and to locate information.
(4.13) Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Procedural Texts. Students understand how to glean and use information in procedural texts and documents. Students are expected to:
4.13 (B) Explain factual information presented graphically (e.g., charts, diagrams, graphs, illustrations).
(4.2) Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing. Students are expected to:
4.2 (B) Use the context of the sentence (e.g., in-sentence example or definition) to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words or multiple meaning words.
4.2 (E) Use a dictionary or glossary to determine the meanings, syllabication, and pronunciation of unknown words.
(4.22) Oral and Written Conventions/Spelling. Students spell correctly. Students are expected to:
4.22 (B) Spell base words and roots with affixes (e.g., -ion, -ment, -ly, dis-, pre-).
(4.24) Research/Gathering Sources. Students determine, locate, and explore the full range of relevant sources addressing a research question and systematically record the information they gather. Students are expected to:
4.24 (A) Follow the research plan to collect information from multiple sources of information both oral and written, including:
4.24 (A) (iii) Visual sources of information (e.g., maps, timelines, graphs) where appropriate
4.24 (B) Use skimming and scanning techniques to identify data by looking at text features (e.g., bold print, italics).