Texas TEKS Standards
TX.110.15. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 4
(4.15) Writing/Writing Process. Students use elements of the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) to compose text. Students are expected to:
4.15 (B) Develop drafts by categorizing ideas and organizing them into paragraphs.
4.15 (C) Revise drafts for coherence, organization, use of simple and compound sentences, and audience.
(4.18) Writing/Expository and Procedural Texts. Students write expository and procedural or work-related texts to communicate ideas and information to specific audiences for specific purposes. Students are expected to:
4.18 (A) Create brief compositions that:
4.18 (A) (i) Establish a central idea in a topic sentence
4.18 (A) (ii) Include supporting sentences with simple facts, details, and explanations
4.18 (A) (iii) Contain a concluding statement
(4.20) Oral and Written Conventions/Conventions. Students understand the function of and use the conventions of academic language when speaking and writing. Students continue to apply earlier standards with greater complexity. Students are expected to:
4.20 (A) Use and understand the function of the following parts of speech in the context of reading, writing, and speaking:
4.20 (A) (viii) Use time-order transition words and transitions that indicate a conclusion