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. How to Read and Analyze a Poem (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L09
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to read and analyze a poem using your knowledge of literary and poetic devices.

  3. Embedding Direct Quotations and Incorporating Indirect Quotations (English III Writing and Research)

    • Resource ID: E3WrM3L04
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This lesson is the same as English III: Research Strand, Module 3, Lesson 4: You will learn the appropriate formats for including direct and indirect quotations in your research paper.

  4. 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. 

  5. Paradox (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L08
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify a paradox and evaluate its purpose.

  6. How to Read and Analyze an Essay (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L11
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to read and analyze an essay using your knowledge of literary devices and strategies.

  7. 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. 

  8. 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.

  9. Target 2% Lessons to Support Vocabulary for Grades K through 5

    • Resource ID: T2P0003
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Vocabulary knowledge is an essential component of comprehension, language proficiency, and reading growth for all students.These vocabulary activities are designed to enhance the instruction of all teachers of reading and to meet the learning needs of all students, as indicated by data.

  10. Target 2% Lessons to Support Phonological Awareness for Grades K through 1

    • Resource ID: T2P0001
    • Grade Range: K–1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Phonological awareness is the structure of oral language. It involves the awareness that oral language is comprised of sounds and the ability to manipulate these sound parts in various ways (blending, segmenting, deleting, adding, substituting).

  11. Target 2% Lessons to Support Fluency for Grades K through 5

    • Resource ID: T2P0004
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Fluency is the ability to read text effortlessly, allowing the reader to concentrate on meaning. Fluency includes reading accurately, quickly, and with prosody (appropriate phrasing, expression, and attention to punctuation).
     

  12. Target 2% Research Briefs

    • Resource ID: T2P0006
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A collection of research briefs based on topics from results of the Target 2% survey and focus groups.

  13. TXRCFP: Texas Response to Curriculum Focal Points for K-8 Mathematics Revised 2013

    • Resource ID: TEA001
    • Grade Range: K–8
    • Subject: Math

    The Texas Response to Curriculum Focal Points Revised 2013 was created from the 2012 revision of the TEKS as a guide for implementation of effective mathematics instruction by identifying critical areas of content at each grade level.

  14. Vertical Alignment Charts for Revised Mathematics TEKS

    • Resource ID: Revised_Math_TEKS_VA
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: Math

    This resource provides vertical alignment charts for the revised mathematics TEKS.

  15. Rational Number Coefficients

    • Resource ID: T2T07
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Math

    Rational Number Coefficients

  16. Equations: Combining Like Terms

    • Resource ID: T2T08
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Math

    Equations: Combining Like Terms

  17. Measurement: Converting Units of Measure

    • Resource ID: T2T06
    • Grade Range: 2–5
    • Subject: Math

    Measurement: Converting Units of Measure

  18. Building to Measurement with a Ruler

    • Resource ID: T2T05
    • Grade Range: 2–5
    • Subject: Math

    Building to Measurement with a Ruler

  19. Equations: Vertical Alignment Discussion

    • Resource ID: T2T09
    • Grade Range: 6–7
    • Subject: Math

    Discussing the best way to help students understand the process of solving an equation.

  20. Addition and Subtraction Grades K–1

    • Resource ID: T2T02
    • Grade Range: K–1
    • Subject: Math

    Learn about the vertical connection between the kindergarten and first grade addition and subtraction TEKS.