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.A. Demonstrate knowledge of literary genres such as realistic fiction, adventure stories, historical fiction, mysteries, humor, and myths.
6.10. 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:
6.10.D. Edit drafts using standard English conventions, including:
6.10.D.i. Complete complex sentences with subject-verb agreement and avoidance of splices, run-ons, and fragments.
6.10.D.ii. Consistent, appropriate use of verb tenses.
6.10.D.iv. Prepositions and prepositional phrases and their influence on subject-verb agreement.