Texas TEKS Standards
TX.110.20. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 8
(8.11) Comprehension of Informational Text/Persuasive Text. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about persuasive text and provide evidence from text to support their analysis. Students are expected to:
8.11 (B) Analyze the use of such rhetorical and logical fallacies as loaded terms, caricatures, leading questions, false assumptions, and incorrect premises in persuasive texts.
(8.15) 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:
8.15 (B) Write a poem using:
8.15 (B) (ii) Figurative language (e.g., personification, idioms, hyperbole)