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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Spelling

Grade: 6th Grade
Standard:

6.21

Description:

Students spell correctly.

Standard:

6.21.A

Description:

differentiate between commonly confused terms (e.g., its, it's; affect, effect);

Standard:

6.21.B

Description:

use spelling patterns and rules and print and electronic resources to determine and check correct spellings; and

Standard:

6.21.C

Description:

know how to use the spell-check function in word processing while understanding its limitations.

Standard:

6.10.D

Description:

(D) 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. pronouns, including relative;
  6. subordinating conjunctions to form complex sentences and correlative conjunctions such as either/or and neither/nor;
  7. capitalization of proper nouns, including abbreviations, initials, acronyms, and organizations;
  8. punctuation marks, including commas in complex sentences, transitions, and introductory elements; and
  9. correct spelling, including commonly confused terms such as its/it's, affect/effect, there/their/they're, and to/two/too;

6th Grade Writing - Spelling Lesson
 
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