1. Analyze an Argument: Practice 1 (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5P1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze the quality, relevance, and credibility of evidence that supports or opposes an argument.

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    OnTRACK English II Reading: Understanding and Analysis of Informational Text

    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    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.

  3. Compare and Contrast Similar Themes Across Time Periods (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM2L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to compare and contrast similar themes from different genres and different time periods.

  4. Context Clues and Analogies (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1L3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn to find the meaning of words through analogy and other word relationships.

  5. Origins and Meanings of Foreign Words and Phrases (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1L4
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will become acquainted with the origins and meanings of foreign words and phrases frequently used in English texts.

  6. Reference Materials (e.g., dictionaries, thesauri, glossaries) Printed and Electronic (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1L6
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to use dictionaries, glossaries, and thesauri in order to determine meanings of words and phrases, including their denotations, connotations, and etymologies.

  7. Meter and Rhyme (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn to analyze the meter, rhyme scheme, line length, punctuation, and word position in poetry.

  8. Archetypes, Motifs, and Plot in Drama (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will understand and analyze how archetypes and motifs in drama affect the plot of plays.

  9. Diction and Tone (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L7
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate the role of diction and tone in literary nonfiction such as speeches, essays, and other forms.

  10. Denotation and Connotation (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1L2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to distinguish between the denotative (dictionary) meaning of a word and its connotative (emotions or associations that are implied rather than literal) meaning.

  11. Cognates (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1L5
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

  12. Isolated Scenes and Plot Support (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze various scenes in several works of fiction to see how those scenes affect the plot as a whole.

  13. Differentiate Among Empirical, Anecdotal, and Logical Evidence (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to distinguish among different kinds of evidence in a text that support conclusions and arguments in texts.

  14. Analyze How Author's Style and Syntax Support Meaning (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L4
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze how an author's style and syntax support meaning in a text.

  15. Distinguish Between Summary and Critique (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to summarize a text and distinguish between a summary and a critique, identifying nonessential information in a summary, and unsubstantiated opinions in a critique.

  16. 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.

  17. Analyze Shifts in Perspective in Informational and Persuasive Text (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L5
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to explain shifts in perspectives in the same argument and make decisions about support used in those arguments.

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    OnTRACK English II Reading: Analysis of Media Literacy

    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    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.

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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.

     

  20. 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.