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 (B) Use context (within a sentence and in larger sections of text) to determine or clarify the meaning of unfamiliar or ambiguous 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.