• Resource ID: REDBK1
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Beginning Reading Instruction

    This resource outlines the components of research-based programs for beginning reading instruction and is for all educators who want to learn more about how to support beginning reading instruction in students of all ages. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

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

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

    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.

    • Resource ID: REDBK4
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject:

    Content Area Reading Instruction

    This resource outlines the components of research-based programs for content area reading instruction and is for all educators who want to learn more about how to support reading instruction in students of all ages. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

    • Resource ID: REDBK3
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Comprehension Instruction

    This resource outlines the components of research-based programs for reading comprehension instruction and is for all educators who want to learn more about how to support reading comprehension for students of all ages. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

    • Resource ID: REDBK2
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Promoting Vocabulary Development

    This resource outlines the components of vocabulary development. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

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

    logo Write for Texas Overview Video

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

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

    Teaching Sentence Skills

    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. 

    • Resource ID: A1M6L9
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    OnTrack logo Quadratics: Connecting Roots, Zeros, and x-Intercepts

    Given a quadratic equation, the student will make connections among the solutions (roots) of the quadratic equation, the zeros of their related functions, and the horizontal intercepts (x-intercepts) of the graph of the function.

    • Resource ID: SE131043
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    SE Resource updt 3.03 Pie Charts

    In this video, students learn about pie charts and how to read and construct one.

    • Resource ID: SE131044
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    SE Resource updt 3.04 Bar Charts

    In this video, students learn about bar charts as well as how to read and construct one.

    • Resource ID: A1M6L10
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    OnTrack logo Applying the Laws of Exponents: Verbal/Symbolic

    Given verbal and symbolic descriptions of problems involving exponents, the student will simplify the expressions using the laws of exponents.

    • Resource ID: SM0L14
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Scientific Reasoning

    Given information extracted from current events, news reports, journal articles, marketing, or promotional materials, students will evaluate the claims for validity.