The Texas Education Agency’s
Lighthouse Initiative for
English/Language Arts Classrooms

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
and the
Advanced Placement Program*

Welcome to the revised Lighthouse Initiative for English/Language Arts Classrooms.

This guide provides several useful tools for helping Texas English/Language Arts and Reading teachers connect the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and Pre-AP* and AP* curricular objectives. The purpose of the guide is to help educators incorporate strategies into their teaching that will prepare their students for success in advanced English courses in high school and beyond. Examples of these tools include the following:

Table of Contents

All students, whether they are in regular classrooms or in AP classrooms, deserve the same kind of reading and writing excellence. –Sharon Kingston, original committee member

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Please note: This Web site was updated in fall 2006.

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