3.13(D) use text features (e.g., bold print, captions, key words, italics) to locate information and make and verify predictions about contents of text.
3.16(B) explain how various design techniques used in media influence the message (e.g., shape, color, sound); and
3.17(A) plan a first draft by selecting a genre appropriate for conveying the intended meaning to an audience and generating ideas through a range of strategies (e.g., brainstorming, graphic organizers, logs, journals);
See Instructional Focus Document (IFD) for TEK Specificity
Authors choose structures to organize information to construct meaning. The ability to decode patterns supports the development of word reading, fluency, and comprehension, An extensive vocabulary supports the development of oral and written communication, Readers use strategies to support understanding of text. Readers create connections to make text personally relevant and useful. An extensive vocabulary supports the development of oral and written communication.