Course Name: HS ELA Electives: Independent Study in English

Course description: 

This course is designed to be an educator resource for the English Language Arts and Reading elective, Independent Study in English. The course provides an elective description; a link to the Texas Administrative Code; and alignment to the ELAR Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, the College and Career Readiness Standards, and the English Language Proficiency Standards. Participants have the opportunity to analyze five classroom activities that have been aligned to the three sets of standards. This course is managed by the Vaughn Gross Center for Reading and Language Arts (500-657). CPE credit is 1.


This course has no prerequisites.

Intended Audience: 

High school English elective teachers, applicable Bilingual/ESL and special education teachers, and applicable instructional supervisors

Release Date: 

May 25, 2012


CPE 1 hour - self-paced

How to Access: 

To join this course, click on the following link:, or contact your local education service center (ESC) for more information.