Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.110.7. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 5, Adopted 2017
5.10. 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:
5.10.D. Describe how the author's use of imagery, literal and figurative language such as simile and metaphor, and sound devices achieves specific purposes.
5.10.G. Explain the purpose of hyperbole, stereotyping, and anecdote.