1. TPRI Kindergarten Administration

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading
    In this course, you will learn the purpose of the Texas Primary Reading Instrument (TPRI), discover when and how to administer the TPRI, and practice giving parts of the assessment. The course explains what is included in the TPRI kit and what it assesses.
  2. TPRI Grade 1 Administration

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading
    In this course, you will learn the purpose of the Texas Primary Reading Instrument (TPRI), discover when and how to administer the TPRI, and practice giving parts of the assessment. The course explains what is included in the TPRI kit and what it assesses.
  3. TPRI Grade 2 Administration

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading
    In this course, you will learn the purpose of the Texas Primary Reading Instrument (TPRI), discover when and how to administer the TPRI, and practice giving parts of the assessment. The course explains what is included in the TPRI kit and what it assesses.
  4. Context Clues Are Out of This World!: Using Inference and Sentence-Level Context to Teach Unfamiliar Word Meanings

    • Resource ID: TXLS015
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The teacher will introduce context clues using visuals by reading the book Baloney (Henry P.) by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith. Then, students will use textual evidence to find the meaning of unfamiliar words via direct teach and group collaboration.

  5. 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.

  6. 1

    Targeting the 2 Percent

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

    This resource provides reading intervention lessons for teachers who work with students in grades K–5. Targeting the 2 Percent (T2%) aims to improve the instruction, content knowledge, and academic achievement of Texas students transitioning from assessments based on modified standards to the general state assessment, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®). 

    For more information about this project and other materials available, visit the T2% Support Center

  7. Generate Ideas and Questions

    • Resource ID: E1WrM1L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies to help you generate questions and ideas about a topic.

  8. Understand New Vocabulary Using Roots and Affixes

    • Resource ID: E8RdM1L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to determine the meaning of grade-level academic English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes.

  9. Effective Introduction and Conclusion and Variety of Sentence Structures (English I Writing)

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write effective introductions and conclusions with a controlling idea or thesis, using a variety of sentence patterns.

  10. Rhetorical Devices and Transitions

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write an essay using effective rhetorical devices and transitions.

  11. Writing Counterarguments Based on Evidence (English I Writing)

    • Resource ID: E1WrM4L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write an essay including counter-arguments that anticipate objections.

  12. Strengthen Sentence Variety and Sentence Combining (English I Writing)

    • Resource ID: E1WrM7L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies for evaluating and combining sentences to create sentence variety when you revise an essay.

  13. Write Literary Text That Develops Interesting Characters

    • Resource ID: E8WrM1L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to write an imaginative story that develops interesting characters and believable dialogue.

  14. Write Literary Text That Uses Literary Strategies/Devices to Enhance the Style and Tone

    • Resource ID: E8WrM1L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to write an imaginative story that uses literary strategies/devices to enhance style and tone.

  15. Revising the Persuasive Essay: Thesis Supported by Evidence

    • Resource ID: E1WrM6L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies for evaluating and revising the thesis and supporting evidence in an essay.

  16. Revising the Persuasive Essay: Organization Appropriate to Purpose, Audience, and Context (English I Writing)

    • Resource ID: E1WrM6L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies for evaluating and revising the organization of an essay, including purpose, audience, and context.

  17. Writing an Engaging Short Story with Interesting and Believable Characters

    • Resource ID: E1WrM2L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write a short story with interesting and believable characters.

  18. Revising the Persuasive Essay: Analysis of Relative Values of Specific Data, Facts, and Ideas (English I Writing)

    • Resource ID: E1WrM6L4
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies for evaluating and revising specific data, facts, and ideas included in an essay.

  19. Writing an Engaging Short Story with Well-Developed Conflict and Resolution

    • Resource ID: E1WrM2L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write a short story with a well-developed conflict and resolution.

  20. Write a Short Story: Practice 1

    • Resource ID: E1WrM2P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Given a prompt, you will write a short story.