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Parts of Speech - Mixed

4th Grade

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): 4.20.A*

use and understand the function of the following parts of speech in the context of reading, writing, and speaking:
  1. verbs (irregular verbs);
  2. nouns (singular/plural, common/proper);
  3. adjectives (e.g., descriptive, including purpose: sleeping bag, frying pan) and their comparative and superlative forms (e.g., fast, faster, fastest);
  4. adverbs (e.g., frequency: usually, sometimes; intensity: almost, a lot);
  5. prepositions and prepositional phrases to convey location, time, direction, or to provide details;
  6. reflexive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves);
  7. correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor); and
  8. use time-order transition words and transitions that indicate a conclusion;

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): 4.11.D

edit drafts using standard English conventions, including:
  • (i) complete simple and compound sentences with subject-verb agreement and avoidance of splices, run-ons, and fragments;

  • (ii) past tense of irregular verbs;

  • (iii) singular, plural, common, and proper nouns;

  • (iv) adjectives, including their comparative and superlative forms;

  • (v) adverbs that convey frequency and adverbs that convey degree;

  • (vi) prepositions and prepositional phrases;

  • (vii) pronouns, including reflexive;

  • (viii) coordinating conjunctions to form compound subjects, predicates, and sentences;

  • (ix) capitalization of historical periods, events, and documents; titles of books; stories and essays; and languages, races, and nationalities;

  • (x) punctuation marks, including apostrophes in possessives, commas in compound sentences, and quotation marks in dialogue; and

  • (xi) correct spelling of words with grade-appropriate orthographic patterns and rules and high-frequency words; and

4th Grade Writing - Parts of Speech - Mixed Lesson

Correlative conjunctions work in pairs to connect words and ideas of equal importance.

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