Accelerate ELAR TEKS Instruction through Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking and Instruction for 100% of the TEKS

ThinkUp! RLA includes instructional strategies and new item types to support students in reaching the level of thinking required for concept mastery.
  • Includes Getting Started, Instruction, Assessment, Intervention, and Extension components that help teachers engage and accommodate all learners
  • Gives students more writing, revisiting, and editing practice—and teachers new scoring rubrics for short constructed and extended constructed response items
  • Provides Reader Tips in the Student Edition that explain the unit focus TEKS concept(s) and includes vocabulary, examples, and questions to guide student thinking

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ThinkUp! RLA Embeds Critical Thinking and Delivers Instruction for 100% of the ELAR TEKS

Each unit of ThinkUp! RLA introduces the unit focus TEKS and the critical thinking traits that support students as they master TEKS concepts. Access digital PDFs of ThinkUp! RLA and Benchmark Assessments with the purchase of Teacher Toolbox for Texas.

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Success Stories

Educators at Tool Elementary share how the critical thinking instruction integrated throughout ThinkUp! elevates the level of thinking in their classrooms and prepares students for whatever they may face in school and in life.

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