ERIC Number: ED344193
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Reading Inservice Guide for English Language Arts and TAAS.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This guide is intended as a basis for an inservice presentation by education service center and school district workshop presenters, to help a school district ensure that its English language arts and reading programs address the new Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) test. Suggested reading and writing activities are included throughout the document, as are numerous transparencies (also usable as handouts) which can be utilized as guides for discussion or examples for strategies. Following an introduction describing how to use the guide, the guide is organized into six topics: (1) Introducing the New Reading Test; (2) The Reading Process; (3) The Reading/Writing Connection; (4) Promoting a Literary Environment; (5) Informative Passages; and (6) Teaching Text Structure. Seventy-three references are attached. (SR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Arts, Reading Processes, Reading Programs, Reading Tests, Reading Writing Relationship, State Standards
Publications Distribution Office, Texas Education Agency, 1701 North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701-1494 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills