Middle School ELAR Staff Resources

Please Note: Links within each Year at a Glance document are for internal staff only. They will not work otherwise.

YAG by Grade Level

Access your course textbook online resources through the NEISD Launchpad.

External Resources

MS ELAR Approved Booklists

District approved texts for classroom novel study, independent reading, literature circles, small group instruction, and read alouds.

National Writing Project (NWP)

The National Writing Project focuses the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of our nation's educators on sustained efforts to improve writing and learning for all learners. The website offers teachers current research, lesson plans, strategies, and opportunities to write with other teachers across the country.

Reading & Writing Project/Teachers College/Columbia University

TCRWP shares many free resources for teachers, coaches and administrators. The site provides videos with an orientation to the Units of Study series for reading and writing as well as videos that show students and teachers at work in classrooms. Documents support the assessment of student growth, along with resources for implementation of reading and writing workshops and links to professional texts written by TCRWP staff.

TEA Resources

TEA: English Language Arts and Reading

Texas Education Agency resources to understand compliance, assessments, and State-mandated knowledge and skills requirement make up a part of the website.

TEA: Texas Gateway

Gain instant access to the content, resources for lessons, and self-directed PD training courses to earn CPE credit hours.

TEA: STAAR Resources

Resources on this website are intended to provide information to familiarize Texas educators and the public with the design and format of the STAAR program.