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Aligned to TEKS content
SLAR.6.6
Comprehension skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student uses metacognitive skills to both develop and deepen comprehension of increasingly complex texts. The student is expected to:
ELA.7.20.A
use conventions of capitalization; and
SS.SOC.6.B
differentiate the agents of socialization and evaluate their functions and roles; and
SLAR.6.6.A
establish purpose for reading assigned and self-selected text;
ELA.7.20.B
recognize and use punctuation marks including:
SS.SOC.6.C
trace socialization as a lifelong process.
SLAR.6.6.B
generate questions about text before, during, and after reading to deepen understanding and gain information;
ELA.7.20.B.i
commas after introductory words, phrases, and clauses; and
SS.SOC.7
Individual and society. The student understands the concept of adolescence and its characteristics. The student is expected to:
SLAR.6.6.C
make, correct, or confirm predictions using text features, characteristics of genre, and structures;
ELA.7.20.B.ii
semicolons, colons, and hyphens.
SS.SOC.7.A
explain how education, exclusion from the labor force, and the juvenile justice system led to the development of adolescence as a distinct stage of the life cycle;
SLAR.6.6.D
create mental images to deepen understanding;
ELA.7.21
Oral and Written Conventions/Spelling. Students spell correctly. Students are expected to spell correctly, including using various resources to determine and check correct spellings.
SS.SOC.7.B
identify and interpret the five characteristics of adolescence: biological growth and development, an undefined status, increased decision making, increased pressures, and the search for self;
SLAR.6.6.E
make connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society;
ELA.7.22
Research/Research Plan. Students ask open-ended research questions and develop a plan for answering them. Students are expected to:
SS.SOC.7.C
identify issues and concerns facing contemporary adolescents such as dating, dating violence, sexuality, teen parenting, drug use, suicide, and eating disorders; and
SLAR.6.6.F
make inferences and use evidence to support understanding;
ELA.7.22.A
brainstorm, consult with others, decide upon a topic, and formulate a major research question to address the major research topic; and
PBS Learning Media

Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years

  • Resource ID: PBS401
  • Grade Range: 3–8
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Find out how young Thomas Edison’s curiosity got him into trouble, and how, during his teen years, he lost his hearing but gained confidence as an aspiring inventor, in this video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Edison.

SS.SOC.7.D
identify and discuss the skills adolescents need to make responsible life choices.
SLAR.6.6.G
evaluate details read to determine key ideas;
ELA.7.22.B
apply steps for obtaining and evaluating information from a wide variety of sources and create a written plan after preliminary research in reference works and additional text searches.
PBS Learning Media

Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years

  • Resource ID: PBS401
  • Grade Range: 3–8
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Find out how young Thomas Edison’s curiosity got him into trouble, and how, during his teen years, he lost his hearing but gained confidence as an aspiring inventor, in this video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Edison.

SS.SOC.8
Individual and society. The student understands the life stage of adulthood and its characteristics. The student is expected to:
SLAR.6.6.H
synthesize information to create new understanding; and
ELA.7.23
Research/Gathering Sources. Students determine, locate, and explore the full range of relevant sources addressing a research question and systematically record the information they gather. Students are expected to:
SS.SOC.8.A
identify the stages of adult development and compare the differences between male and female development;
SLAR.6.6.I
monitor comprehension and make adjustments such as re-reading, using background knowledge, asking questions, and annotating when understanding breaks down.
ELA.7.23.A
follow the research plan to gather information from a range of relevant print and electronic sources using advanced search strategies;
PBS Learning Media

Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years

  • Resource ID: PBS401
  • Grade Range: 3–8
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Find out how young Thomas Edison’s curiosity got him into trouble, and how, during his teen years, he lost his hearing but gained confidence as an aspiring inventor, in this video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Edison.

SS.SOC.8.B
analyze the traditional roles of work and how the composition of the labor force has changed in the United States; and
SLAR.6.7
Response skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student responds to an increasingly challenging variety of sources that are read, heard, or viewed. The student is expected to:
ELA.7.23.B
categorize information thematically in order to see the larger constructs inherent in the information;
SS.SOC.8.C
analyze the characteristics of late adulthood and changes on the individual and society such as retirement, physical and mental functioning, dependency on others, and death.
SLAR.6.7.A
describe personal connections to a variety of sources, including self-selected texts;
ELA.7.23.C
record bibliographic information (e.g., author, title, page number) for all notes and sources according to a standard format; and
SS.SOC.9
Individual and society. The student will explain the nature and social function of deviance. The student is expected to:
SLAR.6.7.B
write responses that demonstrate understanding of texts, including comparing sources within and across genres;
ELA.7.23.D
differentiate between paraphrasing and plagiarism and identify the importance of citing valid and reliable sources.
SS.SOC.9.A
compare theories of deviance such as the functionalist, conflict, and interactionist perspectives;
SLAR.6.7.C
use text evidence to support an appropriate response;
ELA.7.24
Research/Synthesizing Information. Students clarify research questions and evaluate and synthesize collected information. Students are expected to:
SS.SOC.9.B
interpret differences in crime and arrest rates by social categories such as ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, and age, including cross-reference with the National Crime Victimization Survey; and
SLAR.6.7.D
paraphrase and summarize texts in ways that maintain meaning and logical order;
ELA.7.24.A
narrow or broaden the major research question, if necessary, based on further research and investigation; and
SS.SOC.9.C
analyze the criminal justice system in the United States in relation to deviant behavior.
SLAR.6.7.E
interact with sources in meaningful ways such as notetaking, annotating, freewriting, or illustrating;
ELA.7.24.B
utilize elements that demonstrate the reliability and validity of the sources used (e.g., publication date, coverage, language, point of view) and explain why one source is more useful than another.
SS.SOC.10
Social inequality. The student understands the nature of social stratification in society. The student is expected to:
SLAR.6.7.F
respond using newly acquired vocabulary as appropriate;
ELA.7.25
Research/Organizing and Presenting Ideas. Students organize and present their ideas and information according to the purpose of the research and their audience. Students are expected to synthesize the research into a written or an oral presentation that: