Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.110.22. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 6, Adopted 2017
6.8. Multiple genres: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--genres. The student recognizes and analyzes genre-specific characteristics, structures, and purposes within and across increasingly complex traditional, contemporary, classical, and diverse texts. The student is expected to:
6.8.B. Analyze the effect of meter and structural elements such as line breaks in poems across a variety of poetic forms.
6.9. 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:
6.9.D. Describe how the author's use of figurative language such as metaphor and personification achieves specific purposes.
6.9.G. Explain the differences between rhetorical devices and logical fallacies.