• 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.

    • 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.

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Writing: Revising the Expository and Procedural Essay

    OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 5, Lessons 1–4. 

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Writing: Revising the Persuasive Essay

    OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 6, Lessons 1–4. Students write persuasive texts to influence the attitudes or actions of a specific audience on specific issues. Students are expected to write an argumentative essay to the appropriate audience.

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Writing: Revision Strategies

    OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 7, Lessons 1–3, Practice Lessons 1–5. Students revise drafts to improve style, word choice, figurative language, sentence variety, and subtlety of meaning after rethinking how well questions of purpose, audience, and genre have been addressed.

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English I Writing: Editing

    OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 8, Lessons 1–9 and Practices 1–3. Students write legibly and use appropriate capitalization and punctuation conventions in their compositions; spell correctly; and edit drafts for grammar, mechanics, and spelling.

    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English II Reading: Reading Comprehension Across Genres

    OnTRACK English II, Module 2, Lessons 1–3 and Practice Lesson 1. Students compare and contrast differences in similar themes expressed in different time periods. Students synthesize and make logical connections between ideas and details in several texts selected to reflect a range of viewpoints on the same topic and support those findings with textual evidence.

    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English II Reading: Understanding and Analysis of Literary Text

    OnTRACK English II Reading, Module 3, Lessons 1–12, and Practice Lessons 1–3. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of poetry, drama, fiction, and literary non-ficton, and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. 

    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English II Reading: Analysis of Media Literacy

    OnTRACK English II Reading, Module 4, Lessons 1 and 2. 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: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English II Reading: Understanding and Analysis of Informational Text

    OnTRACK English II Reading, Module 5, Lessons 1–7, and Practice 1 and 2. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about expository text and provide evidence from text to support their understanding and analysis. Students understand how to glean and use information in procedural texts and documents.

    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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    OnTRACK English II Writing: The Writing Process

    Students use elements of the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) to compose text.