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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Prepositions & Prepositional Phrases

Grade: 7th Grade
Standard:

7.19.A

Description:

identify, use, and understand the function of the following parts of speech in the context of reading, writing, and speaking:
  1. verbs (perfect and progressive tenses) and participles;
  2. appositive phrases;
  3. adverbial and adjectival phrases and clauses;
  4. conjunctive adverbs (e.g. consequently, furthermore, indeed);
  5. prepositions and prepositional phrases and their influence on subject-verb agreement;
  6. relative pronouns (e.g. whose, that, which);
  7. subordinating conjunctions (e.g. because, since); and
  8. transitions for sentence to sentence or paragraph to paragraph coherence;

Standard:

7.10.D

Description:

edit drafts using standard English conventions, including:
  1. complete complex sentences with subject-verb agreement and avoidance of splices, run-ons, and fragments;
  2. consistent, appropriate use of verb tenses;
  3. conjunctive adverbs;
  4. prepositions and prepositional phrases and their influence on subject-verb agreement;
  5. pronoun-antecedent agreement;
  6. subordinating conjunctions to form complex sentences and correlative conjunctions such as either/or and neither/nor;
  7. correct capitalization;
  8. punctuation, including commas to set off words, phrases, and clauses, and semicolons; and
  9. correct spelling, including commonly confused terms such as its/it's, affect/effect, there/their/they're, and to/two/too;

7th Grade Writing - Prepositions & Prepositional Phrases Lesson
 
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