The documents on this page offer additional information pertaining to the 2012-2013 HISD ELA curriculum as well as tools to plan instruction.

Planning Tools

Curriculum Overview Documents
These documents provide helpful overviews of objective foci, writing projects, formative assessments, and reading strategies used by cycle.
Objective Charts
These documents provide lists of objectives covered by cycle.

This document provides an overview of writing projects per grade by cycle.
Planning Templates


This template provides a 6-week calendar to assist in planning instruction.


Instructional Tools


This document lists research-based instrcutional strategies appropiate for middle school students with descriptions and resources.

This document lists research-based instrcutional strategies appropiate for high school students with descriptions and resources.