Texas TEKS Standards
TX.110.20. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 8
(8.12) Comprehension of Informational Text/Procedural Texts. Students understand how to glean and use information in procedural texts and documents. Students are expected to:
8.12 (B) Evaluate graphics for their clarity in communicating meaning or achieving a specific purpose.
TX.110.25. English Language Arts and Reading, Reading (Elective Credit). 2009-2010
(R.5) The student reads texts to find information on self-selected and assigned topics. The student is expected to:
R.5 (F) Use text organizers such as overviews, headings, and graphic features to locate and categorize information.
(R.6) The student reads for different purposes in varied sources, both narrative and expository. The student is expected to:
R.6 (B) Read sources such as literature, diaries, journals, textbooks, maps, newspapers, letters, speeches, memoranda, electronic texts, and technical documents.
R.6 (C) Understand and interpret visual representations.