• Resource ID: E3RsM5L01
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Strengthening Introduction, Thesis Statement, and Organization (English III Research)

    You will learn revision strategies you can use to strengthen your introduction and body of your paper.

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

    OnTrack logo Analyze Various Texts with Similar Themes (English I Reading)

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

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

    OnTrack logo Monologues and Soliloquies (English I Reading)

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

    • Resource ID: E2RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Annotate for Meaning (English II Reading)

    You will learn how to annotate or mark a text as you read and re-read to gain a deeper understanding of the text.

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

    OnTrack logo Isolated Scenes and Plot Support (English II 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.

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

    OnTrack logo Distinguish Between Summary and Critique (English II 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.

    • Resource ID: E2WrM3L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Thesis in an Interpretive Response (English II Writing)

    You will be able to write an essay that contains a clear thesis statement.

    • Resource ID: E1WrM7L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Parallelism of Details (English I Writing)

    You will learn strategies for evaluating and revising an essay so that similar grammatical structures in sentences, phrases, and paragraphs are parallel.

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Syntax (English I Reading)

    You will be able to evaluate the author's syntax and its impact on the meaning of a 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: E1WrM1L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Use Outlines, Notetaking, Graphic Organizers, Lists (English I Writing)

    You will learn how to use outlines, notes, graphic organizers, and lists to help you evaluate and organize your ideas.

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L8
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Imagery, Metaphor, and Simile (English II Reading)

    You will be able to evaluate the role of imagery, metaphor, and simile in literary nonfiction such as speeches and essays.

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L11
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Allusion (English II Reading)

    You will be able to analyze the function of allusion in literary texts.

    • 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: 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.