1. Tone is in the Fear of the Beholder: Reading and Writing Using Multimodal Mentor Texts

    • Resource ID: DL0001
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource is a demonstration lesson presented at the 2014 Write for Texas Summer Institute. It provides a snapshot of a four to five week unit that engages students in the reading and writing workshop model.

  2. Teaching Sentence Skills

    • Resource ID: TSS0000
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource series is designed to enhance teachers' knowledge and skill so they can effectively teach grammar in context. Teaching grammar in context uses powerful models like sentences within mentor texts, rather than marking errors and correcting weak or wrong examples. 

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    Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Administrator Overview

    • Resource ID: OTALAADMIN
    • Grade Range: 5–9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The Texas Adolescent Academy Administrator Overview is designed to prepare school leaders to implement a schoolwide approach to reading intervention consistent with a response to intervention, or RtI, model. 

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    TSLP—0–SE—Leadership—L2—Matching Instruction to Needs

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_L2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    Write for Texas Overview Video

    • Resource ID: W4TX0000
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource links to the Write for Texas online resources and includes a short video overview.

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    TSLP—0-SE–Leadership—L4—Instructional Leadership

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_L4
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Leadership—L5—Communication Between Home and School

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_L5
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Assessment Lesson 1—A1 and A2: Observation and Assessment

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_A1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Assessment Lesson 2—A1 and A2: Appropriate Assessment Tools

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_A2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Standards-based Instruction—SBI 1—State Guidelines

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_SBI1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Standards-based Instruction—SBI 3—Receptive Language Skills

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_SBI3
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Standards-based Instruction—SBI 4—Expressive Language Skills

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_SBI4
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Standards-based Instruction—SBI 5—Support for Learning at Home

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_SBI5
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Sustainability—S2—Building and Maintaining Capacity

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_S2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Reporting and Accountability—R1—Reporting Child Data

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_R1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Reporting and Accountability—R2—Observations and Support

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_R2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Reporting and Accountability—R3—Performance and Progress

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_R3
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Effective Instructional Framework—E1—Data and Instruction

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_E1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Effective Instructional Framework—E3—Additional Instruction

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_E3
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

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    TSLP—0–SE—Effective Instructional Framework—E5—Diverse Needs

    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_E5
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.