Texas TEKS Standards
TX.110.18. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 6
(6.19) Oral and Written Conventions/Conventions. Students understand the function of and use the conventions of academic language when speaking and writing. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater complexity. Students are expected to:
6.19 (A) Use and understand the function of the following parts of speech in the context of reading, writing, and speaking:
6.19 (A) (iv) Conjunctive adverbs (e.g., consequently, furthermore, indeed)
(6.2) Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing. Students are expected to:
6.2 (B) Use context (e.g., cause and effect or compare and contrast organizational text structures) to determine or clarify the meaning of unfamiliar or multiple meaning words.
TX.110.25. English Language Arts and Reading, Reading (Elective Credit). 2009-2010
(R.1) The student uses a variety of word recognition strategies. The student is expected to:
R.1 (A) Apply knowledge of letter-sound correspondences, language structure, and context to recognize words.
(R.2) The student acquires vocabulary through reading and systematic word study. The student is expected to:
R.2 (B) Determine word meaning by using context.
R.2 (E) Identify analogies, homonyms, synonyms/antonyms, and connotation/denotation.