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Languages Other than English (LOTE) Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

Background 

The State Board of Education (SBOE) has legislative authority to adopt the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for each subject of the required curriculum. SBOE members nominated educators, parents, business and industry representatives, and employers to serve on the review committees. This page provides information regarding the review and revision of the languages other than English TEKS.

Announcements

SBOE Languages Other Than English TEKS Review Committees
The following list includes individuals appointed by the SBOE to serve on languages other than English (LOTE) TEKS review committees. LOTE TEKS review committees are expected to begin work on the LOTE TEKS in June 2013 and will make recommendations to the SBOE this fall.

LOTE TEKS Review Committees (PDF, 104KB)


Final recommendations for revisions to the languages other than English TEKS (October 2013)

The drafts below were developed by the languages other than English (LOTE) TEKS review committees that were appointed by members of the SBOE. Click on each item below to download a PDF.

American Sign Language (PDF, 1,409KB)

Discovering Languages and Cultures (PDF, 972KB)

LOTE, Elementary and Middle School (PDF, 793KB)

LOTE, Levels I-IV (PDF, 1,261KB)

LOTE, Levels V-VII ( PDF, 1,176KB)


First drafts of recommendations for revisions to the languages other than English TEKS (September 2013)

The drafts below were developed by the languages other than English TEKS review committees that were appointed by members of the SBOE. Informal feedback will be accepted in response to the first draft recommendations through October 11, 2013. If you provide specific comments and recommendations for any of the numbered paragraphs please identify the Knowledge and Skills statement (KS) by number and/or the student expectation (SE) by letter. For example KS (6) or SE (6A).

To provide feedback to the review committees, you may send your comments by:
Email to TEKS@tea.state.tx.us (Please indicate the course or grade level your comments respond to in the subject line of your email.)
Fax to (512) 463-8057

Mail to Curriculum Division, Attention: Curriculum Staff, 1701 N. Congress Ave., Austin, Texas 78701

Click on each item below to download a PDF.

American Sign Language (PDF, 725 KB)
Discovering Languages and Cultures (PDF, 606 KB)
LOTE, Elementary and Middle School (PDF, 491 KB)
LOTE, Levels I-IV (PDF, 1.04 MB)
LOTE, Levels V-VII (PDF, 837 KB)

SBOE-appointed LOTE expert reviewers

Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Expert Reviewers


Curriculum Division
curriculum@tea.state.tx.us
(512) 463-9581 

Page last modified on 9/17/2014 01:08:27 PM.