ELAR Standards
The Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 19, Part II, Chapter 110 required that school districts begin implementing the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills September 1, 1998. The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills identify what our students should know and be able to do at every grade and in every content area.
Education Service Center, Region 20 offers training and customized technical assistance that supports districts, administrators and teachers as they implement a TEKS-based curriculum.
Teacher & Administrator Support Site for Standards for Ensuring Student Success
From Kindergarten to College & Career-English & Spanish Language Ars & Reading:
TEKS by grade level and subject
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English Language Arts & Reading (ELAR) TEKS Vertical Alignment
Updated October 2009
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Spanish Language Arts & Reading (SLAR) TEKS Vertical Alignment
Implemented in 2009-2010
English Language Proficiency Standard (ELPS)
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College & Career Readiness Standards (CCRS)
Prekindergarten Guidelines
Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)
SEDL has developed resources to assist reading teachers in understanding current research, applying research to classroom instruction, connecting the TEKS to instruction, and choosing and using assessment tools.
Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)
SEDL Reading Resources
The Cognitive Foundations of Learning to Read
This web site provides educators with an in-depth description of the foundations of learning to read. This framework also provides assessment techniques, instructional activities, related research and connections to the TEKS for each cognitive foundation.
The Cognitive Foundations of Learning to Read: A Framework
Contact:
Shannon Abercrombie
ELAR Educational Specialist
(210) 370-5765
Contact Shannon Abercrombie
Abby Rayburn
Educational Specialist
(210) 370-5448
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Cyndi Pina
Educational Specialist
(210) 370-5404
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