Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.113.15. Social Studies, Grade 4
4.1. History. The student understands the origins, similarities, and differences of American Indian groups in Texas and North America before European exploration. The student is expected to:
4.1.B. Identify American Indian groups in Texas and North America before European exploration such as the Lipan Apache, Karankawa, Caddo, and Jumano.
4.10. Economics. The student understands the basic economic activities of early societies in Texas and North America. The student is expected to:
4.10.A. Explain the economic activities various early American Indian groups in Texas and North America used to meet their needs and wants such as farming, trading, and hunting.
4.21. Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology. The student is expected to:
4.21.B. Analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions.
4.21.D. Identify different points of view about an issue, topic, historical event, or current event.
4.22. Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to:
4.22.A. Use social studies terminology correctly.