PEG Writing in Texas

Since the 2014-2015 school year, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has contracted with Measurement Incorporated to bring PEG Writing to thousands of students in grades 6-12. Through our contract with the TEA, PEG Writing is available to a select group of schools at no cost. In addition, the program is available at a reduced rate to all Texas schools, grades 3 through 12. To learn more, click here.

PEG Writing Contest - How Wild Is Your Pet Strawberry?

Congratulations to our PEG Writing contest winners! We loved reading all of your entries. Check out our winning essay in our newest blog post.

Tools & Tips Webinars

The PEG Writing Tools & Tips webinars are 30-minute online sessions that highlight specific features and tasks within PEG Writing. Tools & Tips webinars are available on demand and are stored in the Resources section of the user support pages after logging in. Live webinars can also be requested by contacting our support team. Topics covered in previous webinars are listed below.

  • Implementing Peer Review
  • Helping the Reluctant Writer
  • Using Reports to Guide Instruction
  • Increasing PEG Writing Usage
  • PEG Writing: Year in Review
  • Avoiding the Summer Writing Slide
  • Writing Engaging Prompts & Writing Across the Curriculum

Write for Texas

Write for Texas provides professional development in support of writing. The website is full of online resources that are available to all secondary ELA, reading, and content area teachers. 

State of Texas Alignment Documents

PEG Writing utilizes a six trait model to provide feedback to student writers. Each score report generated in PEG Writing includes a trait score, suggested improvements, and recommended lessons in writing. Click the following links to see how PEG Writing aligns to the Texas STAAR rubric and the Texas TEKS.
If you have more questions about how PEG Writing works with Texas-based rubrics, read our PEG Writing in Texas - Frequently Asked Questions document or email us.

ELL Assessments

Click the link below to access information on state assessments for English language learners (ELL) and resources for the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS).

ELL Assessments