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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Literary Text Prompts

Grade: 7th Grade
Standard:

7.15.A

Description:

write an imaginative story that:
  1. sustains reader interest;
  2. includes well-paced action and an engaging storyline; and
  3. creates a believable setting through sensory details
  4. develops interesting characters; and
  5. uses a range of literary strategies and devices to enhance the style and tone; and

Standard:

7.15.B

Description:

write poems using:
  1. poetic techniques (e.g. rhyme scheme, meter);
  2. figurative language (e.g. personification, idioms, hyperbole); and
  3. graphic elements (e.g. word position).

Standard:

7.16

Description:

Students write about their own experiences. Students are expected to write a personal narrative that has a clearly defined focus and communicates the importance of or reasons for actions and/or consequences.

Standard:

7.8.A

Description:

demonstrate knowledge of literary genres such as realistic fiction, adventure stories, historical fiction, mysteries, humor, myths, fantasy, and science fiction;

Standard:

7.11.A

Description:

compose literary texts such as personal narratives, fiction, and poetry using genre characteristics and craft;

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