Texas TEKS Standards
TX.110.25. English Language Arts and Reading, Reading (Elective Credit). 2009-2010
(R.8) The student reads critically to evaluate texts in order to determine the credibility of sources. The student is expected to:
R.8 (C) Analyze aspects of text, such as patterns of organization and choice of language, for persuasive effect.
R.8 (E) Recognize logical and illogical arguments in text.
TX.110.26. English Language Arts and Reading, Speech (Elective Credit) 2009-2010
(S.5) Persuading. The student expresses and responds appropriately to persuasive messages. The student is expected to:
S.5 (A) Recognize and develop skills for analyzing persuasive strategies such as propaganda devices and emotional appeals.