Texas TEKS Standards
TX.110.10(b) Figure 19 TAC, Reading/Comprehension Skills Fourth Grade
(4.1) Reading/Comprehension Skills. Students use a flexible range of metacognitive reading skills in both assigned and independent reading to understand an author's message. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts as they become self-directed, critical readers. The student is expected to:
4.1 (D) Make inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding.
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 (A) Summarize the main idea and supporting details in text in ways that maintain meaning.
(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) (i) Verbs (irregular verbs)
4.20 (A) (ii) Nouns (singular/plural, common/proper)
4.20 (A) (iii) Adjectives (e.g., descriptive, including purpose: sleeping bag, frying pan) and their comparative and superlative forms (e.g., fast, faster, fastest)
4.20 (A) (viii) Use time-order transition words and transitions that indicate a conclusion
4.20 (C) Use complete simple and compound sentences with correct subject-verb agreement.
(4.22) Oral and Written Conventions/Spelling. Students spell correctly. Students are expected to:
4.22 (A) Spell words with more advanced orthographic patterns and rules:
4.22 (A) (i) Plural rules (e.g., words ending in f as in leaf, leaves; adding -es)