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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Purposes for Reading

Grade: 2nd Grade

2.3 C


establish purpose for reading selected texts and monitor comprehension, making corrections and adjustments when that understanding breaks down (e.g., identifying clues, using background knowledge, generating questions, re-reading a portion aloud)




Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about the author's purpose in cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. Students are expected to identify the topic and explain the author's purpose in writing the text.

2nd Grade Reading - Purposes for Reading Lesson
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