• Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK Grade 8 English: Vocabulary Development

    OnTRACK Grade 8 English Reading, Module 1, Lessons 1 and 2. Students will learn how to understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing.

    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK Grade 8 English: Comprehension of Literary Texts

    OnTRACK Grade 8 English Reading Module 2, Lessons 1–11. Students will learn how to analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about literary texts.

    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK Grade 8 English: Comprehension of Informational Text

    OnTRACK Grade 8 English Reading Module 3, Lessons 1–5. Students will learn how to analyze, make inferences, and draw conclusions about informational text.

    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK Grade 8 English: Writing

    OnTRACK Grade 8 English Writing, Module 1 Lessons 1–9. Students will learn how to write literary texts, personal narratives, expository/procedural texts, and persuasive tests.

    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK Grade 8 English: Editing

    OnTRACK Grade 8 English Writing, Module 2, Lesson 1. Students will learn to revise drafts for word choice, consistenc, transitions, and effective sentence strategies. OnTRACK Grade 8 English Writing, Module 3, Lessons 1-7. Students will learn how to edit a draft for grammar, mechanics, and spelling. Students will learn the function of the conventions of academic language and will learn how to use these conventions when speaking and writing.

    • Grade Range: 5-12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    Using Reading and Writing to Support Learning Across the Content Areas

    This resource presents instructional writing and reading practices that support the content area learning of adolescent learners.

    The Write for Texas guiding principles of effective writing instruction, developed for all teachers across disciplines, focus on building every student's understanding and ability to read, write, and think like experts—historians, mathematicians, scientists, and literary critics.

    • CPE credit is 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Tiers II & III: Assessment and Instructional Routines for Reading Intervention

    The Online Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies (TALA) prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who struggle with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. This series of resources (Tiers II & III) includes a diagnostic and progress-monitoring instrument along with guidance for intensive interventions targeting the needs of struggling adolescent readers.
    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support

    Implementing the ELPS in Social Studies

    This course is designed to show how implementing the ELPS cross-curricular student expectations and linguistic accommodations promotes content and language acquisition in a social studies lesson. This training is divided into three sections: lesson introduction, content lesson analysis, and ELPS lesson extension.
    • CPE credit is 4
    • Subject: ELL Support

    ELPS Academy

    The ELPS Academy is designed to help teachers incorporate the English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) when planning lessons and delivering instruction for ELLs. Participants who successfully complete the ELPS Academy earn 4 CPE hours.
    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support

    Title III, Part A Services for Non-Profit Schools

    Title III, Part A Services for Private Non-Profit Schools details the responsibilities that local educational agencies (LEAs) have in providing equitable Title III, Part A services to eligible private non-profit (PNP) school English learners (ELs), their teachers, and other educational personnel.
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English II Reading: Reading and Vocabulary Development Across Genres

    OnTRACK English II Reading, Module 1 Lessons 1–6 and practice lesson. Students will understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing.

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Reading: Understanding and Analysis of Informational Text

    OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 5, Lessons 1–8, Practice 1 and 2. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about the author's purpose in cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. 

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Reading: Analysis of Media Literacy

    OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 4, Lessons 1 and 2, and Practice Lesson. Students use comprehension skills to analyze how words, images, graphics, and sounds work together in various forms to impact meaning. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts.

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Reading: Understanding and Analysis of Literary Text

    OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 3, Lessons 1–13 and Practice Lessons. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about theme and genre in different cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding.

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Reading: Reading Comprehension Across Genres

    OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 2, Lessons 1–3 and Practice 1 and 2. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about theme and genre in different cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding.

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Reading: Reading and Vocabulary Development Across Genres

    OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 1, Lessons 1–5 and Practice Lesson. Students will understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing.

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Writing: The Writing Process

    OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 1, Lessons 1 and 2. Students use elements of the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) to compose text.

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Writing: Writing the Short Story

    OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 2, Lessons 1–3 and Practice 1. Students write literary texts to express their ideas and feelings about real or imagined people, events, and ideas.

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Writing: Writing the Expository and Procedural Essay

    OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 3, Lessons 1–4. Students write expository and procedural or work-related texts to communicate ideas and information to specific audiences for specific purposes

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Writing: Writing the Persuasive Essay

    OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 4, Lessons 1–4. Students write persuasive texts to influence the attitudes or actions of a specific audience on specific issues.