1. Identifying Logos, Ethos, and Pathos in an Argument (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM2L5
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify and evaluate the author's use of logos, pathos, and ethos in an argument.

  2. 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.

  3. Irony (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L04
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify the irony in a text and evaluate its importance to the meaning of the text.

  4. Imagery (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L03
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    In this lesson, you will be able to identify the imagery in a text and evaluate its effectiveness.

  5. Gaining Understanding and Information from Introductory Material, Headings, and Other Division Markers in Texts (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM1L1
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to look at introductory material, headings, and other subdivisions to gain an understanding and an overview of the text’s organization.

  6. Evaluating Data in Tables, Graphs and Charts (English 3 Reading and Research)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM1L6
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to look at and evaluate the information given in tables, graphs, and charts.

  7. 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.

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    Complete "Red Book Series" Focused on Reading Instruction

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

    This binder provides copies of the original "Red Book Series" titles and links to online resources created for today's classrooms. Educators can access basic research about reading, view videos, download lesson plans, and learn how to adapt materials to meet the needs of diverse learners.

     

  9. Content Area Reading Instruction

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

    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.

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    Using Reading and Writing to Support Learning Across the Content Areas

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

    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.

  11. Greek and Latin Affixes (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM4L02
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to use your knowledge of Greek and Latin affixes to help you discover the meanings of unfamiliar words.

  12. Reference Guides (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM4L03
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to use reference guides to help you understand the meaning of unfamiliar words.

  13. Cognates (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM4L04
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will use your knowledge of cognates from other languages to help you understand unfamiliar words.

  14. Using Context Clues (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM4L01
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to use context clues to help you discover the meaning of unfamiliar words.

  15. Comprehension Instruction

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

    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.

  16. Promoting Vocabulary Development

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

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

  17. 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.

  18. Writing to a Particular Audience and Purpose (English III Writing)

    • Resource ID: E3WrM1L02
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn various rhetorical strategies you can use in writing for a particular audience and purpose.

  19. Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting Source Material Accurately (English III Research)

    • Resource ID: E3RsM4L02
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to summarize, paraphrase, and quote material from your sources.

  20. Editing for Proper Voice, Tense, and Syntax (English III Writing and Research)

    • Resource ID: E3WrM5L01
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will practice checking for proper voice, tense, and syntax.