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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Informational Text Prompts

Grade: 6th Grade
Standard:

6.17

Description:

Students write expository and procedural or work-related texts to communicate ideas and information to specific audiences for specific purposes.

Standard:

6.17.A

Description:

(i) present effective introductions and concluding paragraphs;
(ii) guide and inform the reader's understanding of key ideas and evidence;
(iii) include specific facts, details, and examples in an appropriately organized structure; and
(iv) use a variety of sentence structures and transitions to link paragraphs;

Standard:

Literacy.W.6.10

Description:

Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Standard:

6.11.B

Description:

compose informational texts, including multi-paragraph essays that convey information about a topic, using a clear controlling idea or thesis statement and genre characteristics and craft;

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