Standards Alignment

Grammaropolis is aligned with both the National Common Core Standards and the Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS) Objectives.

Common Core Standards K-6,
English Language Arts – Language

Kindergarten

L.K.1
Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
Understand and use question words (interrogatives) (e.g., who, what, where, when, why, how).
Use the most frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., to, from, in, out, on, off, for, of, by, with).

First Grade

L.1.1
Use common, proper, and possessive nouns.
Use singular and plural nouns.
Use personal, possessive, and indefinite pronouns (e.g., I, me, my; they, them, their, anyone, everything).
Use verbs to convey a sense of past, present, and future (e.g., Yesterday I walked home; Today I walk home; Tomorrow I will walk home).
Use frequently occurring adjectives.
Use frequently occurring conjunctions (e.g., and, but, or, so, because).
Use determiners (e.g., articles, demonstratives).
Use frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., during, beyond, toward).

Second Grade

L.2.1
Use collective nouns (e.g., group).
Form and use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet, children, teeth, mice, fish).
Use reflexive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).
Form and use the past tense of frequently occurring irregular verbs (e.g., sat, hid, told).
Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

Third Grade

L.3.1
Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.
Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns.
Use abstract nouns (e.g., childhood).
Form and use regular and irregular verbs.
Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses.
Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.
Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

Fourth Grade

L.4.1
Use relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative adverbs (where, when, why).
Form and use prepositional phrases.

Fifth Grade

L.5.1
Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences.
Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.
Use correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor).

Sixth grade

L.6.1
Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (subjective, objective,possessive).
Use intensive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).
Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.
Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).

Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills
(TEKS) Objectives
English Language Arts – K-8

Kindergarten

Reading/ Beginning Reading Skills
K.2.A. Identify sentences
Reading/ Vocabulary Development
K.5.A Words that name action & positions
K.5.B Compound words
Oral & Written Conventions
K.16.A.i Past & future verb tenses
K.16.A.ii Nouns (singular/plural)
K.16.A.iii Descriptive words
K.16.A.iv Common prepositions
K.16.A.v Personal pronouns

First Grade

Reading/ Beginning Reading Skills
1.1.D Recognize sentence construction
1.3.F Compound words
Reading/ Vocabulary Development
1.6.A Identify verbs and nouns
1.6.A Compound words
Oral & Written Conventions
1.20.A.i Verbs (past, present, & future)
1.20.A.ii Nouns (singular/plural, common/proper
1.20.A.iii Adjectives
1.20.A.iv Adverbs
1.20.A.v Prepositions & prepositional phrases
1.20.A.vi Pronouns
1.20.A.vii Subject/verb agreement
Capitalization
1.21.B.ii Capitalize pronoun "I"
1.21.B.iii Capitalize names of people

Second Grade

Reading/ Beginning Reading Skills
2.1 Distinguish the features of a sentence
Oral & Written Conventions
2.21.A.i Verbs (past, present, & future)
2.21.A.ii Nouns (singular/plural, common/proper)
2.21.A.iii Adjectives
2.21.A.iv Adverbs
2.21.A.v Prepositions & prepositional phrases
2.21.A.vi Pronouns
2.21.B Subject/verb agreement
2.21.C Declarative & interrogative sentences
Capitalization
2.22.B.i Proper nouns

Third Grade

Oral & Written Conventions
3.22.A.i Verbs (past, present, & future)
3.22.A.ii Nouns (singular/plural, common/proper)
3.22.A.iii Adjectives
3.22.A.iv Adverbs
3.22.A.v Prepositions & prepositional phrases
3.22.A.vi Possessive pronouns
3.22.A.vii Coordinating conjunctions
3.22.C Subject/verb agreement

Fourth Grade

Oral & Written Conventions
4.20.A.i Verbs (irregular)
4.20.A.ii Nouns (singular/plural, common/proper)
4.20.A.iii Adjectives (comparative/superlative)
4.20.A.iv Adverbs
4.20.A.v Prepositions & prepositional phrases
4.20.A.vi Reflexive pronouns
4.20.A.vii Correlative Conjunctions
4.20.C Subject/verb agreement

Fifth Grade

Oral & Written Conventions
5.20.A.i Verbs (irregular & active voice)
5.20.A.ii Collective nouns
5.20.A.iii Adjectives (comparative/superlative)
5.20.A.iv Adverbs
5.20.A.v Prepositions & prepositional phrases
5.20.A.vi Indefinite pronouns
5.20.A.vii Subordinating conjunctions
5.20.C Subject/verb agreement

Sixth grade

Oral & Written Conventions
6.19.A.i Verbs (irregular & active voice)
6.19.A.ii Non-count nouns
6.19.A.iii Predicate adjectives
6.19.A.iv Conjunctive adverbs
6.19.A.v Prepositions & prepositional phrases
6.19.A.vi Indefinite pronouns
6.19.A.vii Subordinating conjunctions
6.19.C Subject/verb agreement

Seventh grade

Oral & Written Conventions
7.19.A.v Prepositions & prepositional phrases
7.19.A.vi Relative pronouns
7.19.A.vii Subordinating conjunctions

Eighth grade

Oral & Written Conventions
8.19.A.iv Relative pronouns
8.19.A.v Subordinating conjunctions

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