Documents Provides summaries of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) English/language arts/reading (ELAR) strands. 1TRA_Introduction.pdfCategory: InstructionElementary InstructionReading InstructionRelated Resources: Booklets Meeting the Needs of Struggling Readers: A Resource for Secondary English Language Arts Teachers Booklet with lessons and strategies for teaching comprehension and vocabulary to secondary students. Booklets Meeting the Needs of Significantly Struggling Learners in High School: A Look at Approaches to Tiered Intervention National High School Center booklet on RTI/Multi-tiered systems of support. Explores implementation and areas to target in secondary schools and provides resource websites. Instructional Materials Differentiated Instruction: Using the English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) Provides guidance for using the ELPS to differentiate instruction for English learners (ELs). Gives examples of scaffolding for ELs at three language levels.