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.
Use an observational checklist. The checklist can include levels such as consistently, inconsistently, or never and can include the following items:
- uses speech that is understood by most children and adults.
- has clear articulation that is easily understood.
- uses simple sentences with proper grammar and vocabulary.
- uses correct pronouns when speaking.
- uses correct tenses when speaking.
Glossary Support for ELA.K.1.C
Related 2009 Student Expectation
This student expectation is related to the following SE from the 2009 reading/language arts TEKS.
(22) Listening and Speaking/Speaking. Students speak clearly and to the point, using the conventions of language. Students continue to apply earlier standards with greater complexity. Students are expected to share information and ideas by speaking audibly and clearly using the conventions of language.