• Resource ID: E3RdM3L1
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Diction and Tone (English III Reading)

    You will be able to make decisions about an author’s word choice or diction in order to discover the author’s tone(s).

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

    OnTrack logo Using Context Clues (English III Reading)

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

    • Resource ID: E3WrM2L02
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Gathering Appropriate Information (English III Writing)

    You will be able to distinguish between primary and secondary sources and choose the reliable ones to use in your research.

    • Resource ID: E3WrM2L04
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Citing Material Correctly (English III Writing)

    You will learn how to cite material from your resources correctly.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L2
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Allusion (English III Reading)

    In this lesson, you will be able to find the allusions in a text, and discuss the role allusions play in helping you understand the text.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM3L6
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Punctuation

    You will learn strategies to help you edit your writing for correct punctuation.

    • Resource ID: OTALAADMIN
    • Grade Range: 5–9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies logo Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Administrator Overview

    The Texas Adolescent Academy Administrator Overview is designed to prepare school leaders to implement a schoolwide approach to reading intervention consistent with a response to intervention, or RtI, model. 

    • Resource ID: W4TX0000
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    logo Write for Texas Overview Video

    This resource links to the Write for Texas online resources and includes a short video overview.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L7
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Understanding Poetry

    You will learn the importance of graphical elements (e.g., capital letters, line length, word position) in the meaning of a poem.

    • Resource ID: REDBK1
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Beginning Reading Instruction

    This resource outlines the components of research-based programs for beginning reading instruction and is for all educators who want to learn more about how to support beginning reading instruction in students of all ages. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

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

    Promoting Vocabulary Development

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

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

    Comprehension Instruction

    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.

    • Resource ID: PBS357
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Using the Correct Verb Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

    Verb tense is used to show when an action occurs, whether it is in the past, the present, or the future.

    • Resource ID: PBS401
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years

    Find out how young Thomas Edison’s curiosity got him into trouble, and how, during his teen years, he lost his hearing but gained confidence as an aspiring inventor, in this video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Edison.

    • Resource ID: PBS457
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Unforgettable Elephants

    In this video segment from Nature, witness the joy an elephant family experiences when a new baby elephant is born. This birth was a celebration within elephant society.