• Resource ID: E6RdM2L1
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Themes in Literary Texts (English 6 Reading)

    You will learn how to infer the implicit theme in a work of fiction, distinguish theme from topic, and make complex inferences using textual evidence.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L8
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Imagery and Figurative Language

    Using textual evidence, you will be able to explain how authors create meaning through stylistic elements and figurative language emphasizing the use of personification, hyperbole, and refrains in prose and poetry.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L9
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Literary Nonfiction

    You will be able to identify the literary language and devices used in memoirs and personal narratives and compare their characteristics with those of an autobiography.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM3L1
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Summarize Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)

    You will learn how to summarize the main ideas and supporting details in text and understand that a summary does not include opinions.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM3L2
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Make Inferences in Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)

    You will be able to explain how different organizational patterns (e.g., proposition and support, problem and solution) develop the main idea and the author’s viewpoint.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM3L3
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Synthesize Ideas in Informational/Expository Texts (English 6 Reading)

    You will learn how to synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres (including literary text) and support the findings with textual evidence.

    • CPE credit is 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Tier I: Content Area Instructional Routines to Support Academic Literacy

    Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Tier I builds knowledge and skills so teachers can effectively support the development of reading skills in adolescent students. The strategies presented in the course promote the implementation of effective reading instruction for all students across all content areas. Participants who successfully complete all modules and the assessment will earn nine CPE credits.
    • CPE credit is 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Tiers II & III: Assessment and Instructional Routines for Reading Intervention

    The Online Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies (TALA) prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who struggle with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. This series of resources (Tiers II & III) includes a diagnostic and progress-monitoring instrument along with guidance for intensive interventions targeting the needs of struggling adolescent readers.
    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support

    Implementing the ELPS in Social Studies

    This course is designed to show how implementing the ELPS cross-curricular student expectations and linguistic accommodations promotes content and language acquisition in a social studies lesson. This training is divided into three sections: lesson introduction, content lesson analysis, and ELPS lesson extension.
    • CPE credit is 4
    • Subject: ELL Support

    ELPS Academy

    The ELPS Academy is designed to help teachers incorporate the English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) when planning lessons and delivering instruction for ELLs. Participants who successfully complete the ELPS Academy earn 4 CPE hours.
    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support

    Title III, Part A Services for Non-Profit Schools

    Title III, Part A Services for Private Non-Profit Schools details the responsibilities that local educational agencies (LEAs) have in providing equitable Title III, Part A services to eligible private non-profit (PNP) school English learners (ELs), their teachers, and other educational personnel.
    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support

    Implementing the ELPS in English Language Arts and Reading

    This course is designed to show how implementing of the ELPS cross-curricular student expectations and linguistic accommodations promotes content and language acquisition in an English language arts and reading lesson.
    • Resource ID: T2P0005
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    T2 Logo Target 2% Lessons to Support Comprehension for Grades K through 5

    These comprehension activities are designed to enhance the instruction of all teachers of reading and to meet the learning needs of all students, as indicated by data.

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support

    Implementing the ELPS in Mathematics

    The Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 19, §74.4 requires all content area teachers to support English language learners’ (ELLs) development of content and language as they are an integral part of the required curriculum. This course is designed to show how implementing of the ELPS cross-curricular student expectations and linguistic accommodations promotes content and language acquisition in a mathematics lesson.
    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support

    Implementing the ELPS in Science

    The Texas Administrative Code Chapter (TAC), Title 19, §74.4 requires all content area teachers to support ELLs' development of content and language as they are an integral part of the required curriculum. This course is designed to show how implementing the ELPS cross-curricular student expectations and linguistic accommodations promotes content and language acquisition in a science lesson.
    • Resource ID: ELPS-IT01
    • Grade Range: 3–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    ELPS logo icon ELPS Instructional Tool

    The ELPS Instructional Tool outlines how to plan focused, targeted, and systematic instruction to meet the linguistic needs of ELLs identified at the beginning and intermediate proficiency levels in grade 3 or higher.

    • Resource ID: ELPS-LIAG01
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    ELPS logo icon ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG)

    The ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG) is designed to help teachers gather information needed to ensure that classroom instruction meets the individual academic and linguistic needs of English language learners (ELLs).

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support

    ELL Foundations—Effective Instructional Strategies and Routines

    This course covers the key content objectives of providing differentiated instruction, building academic vocabulary, and facilitating cooperative learning.
    • Resource ID: TSLP_0-SE_L2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    thumb TSLP—0–SE—Leadership—L2—Matching Instruction to Needs

    The goal of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) is to ensure that every Texas child is strategically prepared for the literacy demands of college or career by high school graduation.

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support

    ELL Foundations—Second Language Acquisition

    This course will provide educators with foundational knowledge in the second language acquisition process, along with its impact on content-area instruction and student achievement.