Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.110.7. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 5, Adopted 2017
5.11. 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:
5.11.A. Plan a first draft by selecting a genre for a particular topic, purpose, and audience using a range of strategies such as brainstorming, freewriting, and mapping.
5.12. Composition: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--genres. The student uses genre characteristics and craft to compose multiple texts that are meaningful. The student is expected to:
5.12.A. Compose literary texts such as personal narratives, fiction, and poetry using genre characteristics and craft.
5.12.B. Compose informational texts, including brief compositions that convey information about a topic, using a clear central idea and genre characteristics and craft.