1. Synthesize Ideas and Details in Several Texts (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to synthesize ideas and details in texts and support the connections with textual evidence.

  2. Compare Narrative and Informational Texts: Practice 1 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM4P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate changes in audience, purpose, and tone in two different texts.

  3. Analyze How Author's Style and Syntax Support Meaning (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM5L4
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

  4. Analyze the Relevance, Quality, and Credibility of Evidence (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM5L5
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

  5. Analyze Famous Speeches for Rhetorical Structures and Devices (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM5L6
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze the persuasive impact of rhetorical structures and devices in famous speeches.

  6. Analyze Various Texts with Similar Themes (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to make inferences and draw conclusions about similar themes in various texts by finding supporting evidence within the texts.

  7. Cognates (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1L4
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

  8. Narrator’s Point of View (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L12
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize how the narrator's point of view shapes a short story.

  9. Origins and Meanings of Foreign Words (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

  10. Imagery: Simile and Metaphor (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L4
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify the similes and metaphors in a text and evaluate their importance to the meaning of the text.

  11. Dramatic Irony (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L9
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize dramatic irony and explain how it functions in a play.

  12. Analyze Graphical Sources: Practice 2 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM5P2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze the factual, quantitative, and technical data in graphs and charts.

  13. Evaluate Tone in Various Media for Different Audiences and Purposes (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM4L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to explain how the tone of a message varies according to audience and purpose.

  14. Symbolism/Allegory (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L5
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to explain the function of symbolism and allegory in a text.

  15. Monologues and Soliloquies (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L8
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize monologue and soliloquy and explain how they function in a play.

  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.

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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.

     

  18. 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.

  20. Linguistic Roots and Affixes (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize linguistic roots and affixes to use in determining the meanings of academic English words and in other content areas.