Composition: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--writing process. The student uses the writing process recursively to compose multiple texts that are legible and uses appropriate conventions.
Knowledge and Skills Statement
A knowledge and skills statement is a broad statement of what students must know and be able to do. It generally begins with a learning strand and ends with the phrase “The student is expected to:” Knowledge and skills statements always include related student expectations.
Demonstrate appropriate spelling, focusing on commonly confused words such as its/it's, affect/effect, there/their/they're, and to/two/too. Task students to work with a partner and edit their writing to ensure appropriate spelling of these commonly confused terms. Have students revise their writing to correct errors in these common spelling concerns and rewrite sentences correctly as needed.
Students should know how to spell commonly confused words such as its/it's, affect/effect, there/their/they're, and to/two/too. They should also be able to find misspellings in their writing and correct those misspellings. Ample opportunities should be provided for students review their drafts, evaluating for spelling and making necessary changes to improve the quality of their writing.
Glossary Support for ELA.8.10.D.vii
Related 2009 Student Expectation
This student expectation is related to the following SE from the 2009 reading/language arts TEKS.
(14) Writing/Writing Process. Students use elements of the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) to compose text. Students are expected to:
(21) Oral and Written Conventions/Spelling. Students spell correctly. Students are expected to spell correctly, including using various resources to determine and check correct spellings.
Composition Writing Studio. Argumentative essay/commentary. University of Purdue’s Online Writing Lab. Retrieved from https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/05/
Summary: This online resource offers a complete overview of the writing processes, genres, mechanics, and components involved in each. The overview includes definition of terms, examples, graphs and charts as appropriate, and additional resources.