Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
§113.20. Social Studies, Grade 8, Adopted 2018
§113.20.(21) Citizenship. The student understands the importance of the expression of different points of view in a constitutional republic. The student is expected to:
§113.20.(21)(A) identify different points of view of political parties and interest groups on important historical issues.
§113.20.(29) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired through established research methodologies from a variety of valid sources, including technology. The student is expected to:
§113.20.(29)(A) differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as media and news services, biographies, interviews, and artifacts to acquire information about the United States.
§113.20.(29)(D) identify bias and points of view created by the historical context surrounding an event.
§113.20.(30) Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to:
§113.20.(30)(A) use social studies terminology correctly.