Texas TEKS Standards
TX.110.20. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 8
(8.2) Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing. Students are expected to:
8.2 (E) Use a dictionary, a glossary, or a thesaurus (printed or electronic) to determine the meanings, syllabication, pronunciations, alternate word choices, and parts of speech of 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 (B) Use dictionaries, glossaries, and other sources to confirm pronunciations and meanings of unfamiliar words.
(R.2) The student acquires vocabulary through reading and systematic word study. The student is expected to:
R.2 (D) Use reference aids such as a glossary, dictionary, thesaurus, and available technology to determine meanings and pronunciations.