• Subject: Math

### 4 OnTRACK Grade 7 Math: Number and Operations

Students will learn how to apply mathematical process standards to represent and use real numbers in a variety of forms.

• Subject: Math

### 19 OnTRACK Grade 7 Math: Proportionality

Students will learn to use proportional relationships to describe dilations; to explain proportional and non-proportional relationships involving slope; and to use proportional and non-proportional relationships to develop foundational concepts of functions.

• Subject: Math

### 7 OnTRACK Grade 7 Math: Expressions, Equations, and Relationships

Students will learn to develop mathematical relationships and make connections to geometric formulas; use geometry to solve problems; use one-variable equations or inequalities in problem situations; and use multiple representations to develop foundational concepts of simultaneous linear equations.

• Subject: Math

### 11 OnTRACK Grade 8 Math: Proportionality

Students learn to to use proportional relationships to describe dilation; explain proportional and non-proportional relationships involving slope; and use proportional and non-proportional relationships to develop foundational concepts of functions.

• Subject: Science

### 10 OnTRACK Grade 8 Science: Force, Motion, and Energy

Students will explore the relationship between force, motion, and energy.

### 4 Using Reading and Writing to Support Learning Across the Content Areas

This resource presents instructional writing and reading practices that support the content area learning of adolescent learners.

The Write for Texas guiding principles of effective writing instruction, developed for all teachers across disciplines, focus on building every student's understanding and ability to read, write, and think like experts—historians, mathematicians, scientists, and literary critics.

### 2 OnTRACK Grade 7 English Writing: Personal Narrative

OnTRACK Grade 7 English Writing, Module 1, Lessons 1 and 2. Students are expected to write a personal narrative that has a clearly defined focus and communicates the importance of or reasons for actions and/or consequences.

OnTRACK Grade 7 English Reading, Module 1. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing.

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 1.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 2.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4-7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 3.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 4.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 5.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 6.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 7.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

### 4 Teaching Expository and Persuasive Texts

This resource presents instructional writing practices that support content-area learning with specific strategies for teaching the thinking skills, processes, and knowledge needed to effectively write a variety of expository and persuasive texts in English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Some of the content is from the Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies: Focus on Writing professional development.