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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Literary Nonfiction

Grade: 8th Grade
Standard:

8.7

Description:

Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the varied structural patterns and features of literary nonfiction and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to analyze passages in well-known speeches for the author's use of literary devices and word and phrase choice (e.g., aphorisms, epigraphs) to appeal to the audience.

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