Texas TEKS Standards
TX.110.19. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 7
(7.15) Writing/Literary Texts. Students write literary texts to express their ideas and feelings about real or imagined people, events, and ideas. Students are expected to:
7.15 (B) Write a poem using:
7.15 (B) (ii) Figurative language (e.g., personification, idioms, hyperbole)
(7.2) Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing. Students are expected to:
7.2 (C) Complete analogies that describe part to whole or whole to part.
(7.8) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Sensory Language. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about how an author's sensory language creates imagery in literary text and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to determine the figurative meaning of phrases and analyze how an author's use of language creates imagery, appeals to the senses, and suggests mood.
TX.110.25. English Language Arts and Reading, Reading (Elective Credit). 2009-2010
(R.2) The student acquires vocabulary through reading and systematic word study. The student is expected to:
R.2 (E) Identify analogies, homonyms, synonyms/antonyms, and connotation/denotation.