TEKS Talk - SLA Authors Purpose image

Knowledge and Skills Statement

Author's purpose and craft: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student uses critical inquiry to analyze the authors' choices and how they influence and communicate meaning within a variety of texts. The student analyzes and applies author's craft purposefully in order to develop his or her own products and performances.

Use una lista de control para observar a los estudiantes en sesiones de lectura, ya sea con toda la clase o en grupos pequeños. La lista de control puede incluir tópicos como éstos:

  • Los estudiantes escuchan textos en primera y tercera persona.
  • Los estudiantes pueden experimentar textos en primera y tercera persona mediante la participación en discusiones acerca del punto de vista del autor.
First-person is a narrative perspective restricted to that of the author/narrator’s thoughts and feelings as the central character and point of view in the story. First-person uses first person pronouns such as I, me, my, and us.
Third-person is a narrative perspective that includes the thoughts and feelings of one (third-person limited) or more of the characters/people (third-person omniscient) in a story or text and uses the third-person pronouns he, she, and they.