Take students from skills practice to skills mastery with flexible-use fiction and nonfiction text passages! This site license provides access to 394 digital Spanish reading passages from a wide variety of genres. With customizable lesson templates and a digital index that allows teachers to sort passage titles by content area, genre, and reading level, TCM Leveled Texts makes it incredibly easy for teachers to quickly find texts for additional practice and tailor lessons for the selected text or specific learners. These leveled, flexible texts are ideal for any instructional setting including tutorials, small- and whole-group instruction, and before- and after-school programs.
TCM Leveled Texts also includes nine model comprehension skills lessons that address key comprehension skills that align to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Each lesson includes an introduction to the comprehension skill, teacher models and prompts, and skill-specific language frames to support English language learners. Ten STAAR Spotlight assessments per grade level are also included, providing STAAR-style comprehension and vocabulary questions for ten selected passages.
The Quick Start Guide includes instructional support for implementation, and user-friendly technical support for accessing the digital components. Provide English language learners in grades 3-5 with multiple practice opportunities to build mastery and fluency with these purposefully selected passages curated from our vault of award-winning resources!
Digital Texts - 394 flexible-use, fiction and nonfiction Spanish text passages from a wide variety of genres, content areas, and reading levels allow teachers to quickly and easily find texts for additional practice
Lessons - Model comprehension skills lessons address key comprehension skills
Assessments - Provide general comprehension and vocabulary questions for selected passages
Quick Start Guide - Includes support for implementation
Short fiction and nonfiction digital text passages in Spanish support wide reading experiences across a variety of reading levels, genres, and content areas. These passages provide English language learners wtih multiple practice opportunities and support the practice of key comprehension skills and previously taught skills. The wide variety of genres includes informational texts, literary texts, poetry texts, and persuasive/argumentative texts. These short, flexible texts fit into any instructional setting including tutorials, small- and whole-group instruction, and before- and after-school programs. Teachers can quickly and easily search the digital index for passages by guided reading or Lexile reading levels, content area, genre, and topic.
The model comprehension skills lessons are designed to be used with many different texts and address key comprehension skills. Sentence frames and editable blank lesson templates can be customized to use with any text. Each lesson includes an introduction to the comprehension skill, teacher model and prompts, and skill-specific language frames to support Englilsh language learners in using the language of the skill. Aligned to state and national standards, the key comprehension skills that are addressed include:
The Quick Start Guide includes instructional support for implementation, and user-friendly technical support for accessing the digital components. Instructions on how to search the index for passages by guided reading or Lexile® reading levels, content area, genre, and topic are included.
Comprehension assessments provide general comprehension and vocabulary questions for selected passages. Ten standard assessments per grade level are included, providing general comprehension and vocabulary test questions for ten selected passages. TCM Leveled Texts assessments support the following goals: