Resources for the Revised English and Spanish Language Arts and Reading TEKS

In 2017, the State Board of Education (SBOE) adopted revisions to the English and Spanish language arts and reading Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for kindergarten - grade 12. This page provides resources to assist parents and teachers in the transition to the revised English and Spanish language arts and reading TEKS for kindergarten-grade 8, which will be implemented in 2019-2020 school year, and grades 9-12, which will be implemented in 2020-2021 school year.

Curriculum Standards 

The following sites provide access to the TEKS for English language arts and reading and Spanish language arts and reading and English as a second language (ESL).

English Language Arts and Reading Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) includes current and revised TEKS to be implemented in K-8 beginning with school year 2019-2020 and in grades 9-12 beginning with school year 2020-2021.

Spanish Language Arts and Reading and English as a Second Language Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) includes current and revised TEKS to be implemented in K-8 beginning with school year 2019-2020 and in grades 9-12 beginning with school year 2020-2021.
 

Vertical Alignment Documents

The following vertical alignment documents were created to reflect the alignment of the new English and Spanish language arts and reading TEKS across grade levels, kindergarten – grade 12.

 Vertical alignment: K-12 English language arts and reading TEKS, Adopted 2017 (PDF, 236KB)

 Vertical alignment: K-12 Spanish language arts and reading TEKS, Adopted 2017 (PDF, 236KB)

 Vertical alignment: K-12 Spanish language arts and reading TEKS, Adopted 2017 translated (PDF, 275KB)

Side-by-Side Comparison Documents 

These documents present a side-by-side comparison of the current English language arts and reading TEKS and the revised English language arts and reading TEKS for kindergarten through grade 8.

These documents present a side-by-side comparison of the current Spanish language arts and reading TEKS and the revised Spanish language arts and reading TEKS for kindergarten through grade 6.

 

Side-by-side comparison documents for English Language Arts and Reading grades 9-12 will be posted as they become available.

Side-by-side comparison documents for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) I and II will be posted as they become available.