Write for Texas is designed to help all teachers provide opportunities for students to read, write, and discuss a wide variety of genres throughout the school year.
The following are the Big Ideas of Write for Texas:
A project overview is available for download here.
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The Write for Texas collection of resources is available to all secondary (grades 6–12) English language arts and reading and content area teachers to support effective writing instruction. The resources include critical background knowledge, activities, and videos that relate to the Write for Texas Guiding Principles of Effective Writing Instruction. Participants learn and apply teaching techniques to support all students in writing. Academic coaches provide selected Write for Texas schools with classroom support and schoolwide professional development opportunities aligned with the Guiding Principles of Effective Writing Instruction.
Write for Texas supports approximately 115 instructional coaches working in approximately 200 schools across the state.
Project sites are based in all 20 regional service centers across the state (Education Service Centers 1–20) and the following university-based National Writing Project sites:
The Write for Texas external project website includes links to online instructional resources, information about project events, a portal dedicated to the education service center and National Writing Project participants, and information about the project staff.