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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Parts of Speech - Mixed

Grade: 5th Grade
Standard:

5.20.A*

Description:

use and understand the function of the following parts of speech in the context of reading, writing, and speaking:
  1. verbs (irregular verbs and active voice);
  2. collective nouns (e.g., class, public);
  3. adjectives (e.g., descriptive, including origins: French windows, American cars) and their comparative and superlative forms (e.g., good, better, best);
  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. indefinite pronouns (e.g., all, both, nothing, anything);
  7. subordinating conjunctions (e.g., while, because, although, if); and
  8. transitional words (e.g., also, therefore);

Standard:

5.11.D

Description:

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) collective nouns;

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

  • (v) conjunctive adverbs;

  • (vi) prepositions and prepositional phrases and their influence on subject-verb agreement;

  • (vii) pronouns, including indefinite;

  • (viii) subordinating conjunctions to form complex sentences;

  • (ix) capitalization of abbreviations, initials, acronyms, and organizations;

  • (x) italics and underlining for titles and emphasis and punctuation marks, including quotation marks in dialogue and commas in compound and complex sentences; and

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

5th Grade Writing - Parts of Speech - Mixed Lesson
 
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