### 2 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.

### 11 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.

### 5 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.

### 9 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.

### 8 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.

• Subject: Math

### 19 OnTRACK Grade 7 Math: Proportionality

Students will learn to use proportional relationships to describe dilations; to explain proportional and non-proportional relationships involving slope; and to use proportional and non-proportional relationships to develop foundational concepts of functions.

• Subject: Math

### 4 OnTRACK Grade 8 Math: Number and Operations

Students will learn how to apply mathematical process standards to represent and use real numbers in a variety of forms.

• Subject: Math

### 11 OnTRACK Grade 8 Math: Proportionality

Students learn to to use proportional relationships to describe dilation; explain proportional and non-proportional relationships involving slope; and use proportional and non-proportional relationships to develop foundational concepts of functions.

• Subject: Math

### 9 OnTRACK Grade 8 Math: Expressions, Equations, and Relationships

Students will learn to develop mathematical relationships and make connections to geometric formulas; use geometry to solve problems; use one-variable equations or inequalities in problem situations; and use multiple representations to develop foundational concepts of simultaneous linear equations.

• Subject: Math

### 5 OnTRACK Grade 8 Math: Two-Dimensional Shapes, Measurement, and Data

Students will learn to develop transformational geometry concepts and to use statistical procedures to describe data.

### 4 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.

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 1.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 2.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4-7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 3.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 4.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 5.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 6.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 7.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...