Texas Resources

Learn how meet the needs of all students—regardless of proficiency, ability, or language—with resources that show you how to get the most tout of our TEKS-built, K–12 ELA instruction.

Literacy is for Life E-Book:

Seven Attributes of a High-Impact Literacy Curriculum Strategy

Our seven literacy curriculum attributes frame the focus on a comprehensive literacy reform initiative across the literacy strands — helping ensure each student is more prepared than ever before to take his or her place among a highly literate citizenry.

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5 Things to Know About Helping Students Become Good Writers

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Building Social and Emotional Learning into the School Day: Five Guiding Principles

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Foundational Skills, Grades K–5

By Dr. Jan Hasbrouck

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Improving Literacy for English Learners: What Teachers Need to Know

By Dr. Jana Echevarria

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Social-Emotional Development

By Dr. Tracy L. Spinrad

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My hope for Texas students, including English Learners, is that they will receive outstanding English language arts and reading instruction to allow them to reach their full academic potential and excel in school and in life.