Texas TEKS Standards
TX.110.19. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 7
(7.2) Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing. Students are expected to:
7.2 (A) Determine the meaning of grade-level academic English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes.
7.2 (D) Identify the meaning of foreign words commonly used in written English with emphasis on Latin and Greek words (e.g., habeus corpus, e pluribus unum, bona fide, nemesis).
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 (C) Use spelling, prefixes and suffixes, roots, and word origins to understand meanings.