• Resource ID: TXLS027
• Grade Range: 8
• Subject: Social Studies

Students will examine several items related to the First Amendment and respond to the teacher-created questions. Student groups will present their conclusions to the class.

1. ### Up, Up, and Away

• Resource ID: TXLS026
• Grade Range: 9
• Subject: Math

Students will determine an appropriate tabular/graphic/formulaic linear solution given 3 sets of data points.

2. ### How Does the Cookie Crumble?

• Resource ID: TXLS031
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: Math

Students will self-discover how to multiply mixed numbers by using background knowledge of estimation, computations, and real world application of a recipe.

3. ### Planning a Draft

• Resource ID: TXLS032-0
• Grade Range: 1
• Subject: ELA & Reading

Students will employ critical thinking skills to order details logically and become more effective at communicating their ideas to readers. The lesson will guide students to use critical thinking in the planning phase of drafting to purposefully include details that interest readers.

4. ### Motion Pictures

• Resource ID: TXLS028
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: Science

In this lesson, students will be introduced to the concept of motion representation using distance vs. time graphs. Students will recognize labeling of axes, steepness related to speed, horizontal lines as non-motion, and downward slope as return to origin.

• Resource ID: TXLS001
• Grade Range: 8
• Subject: Social Studies

Students will debate the representation argument of the Constitutional Convention and create a compromise that addresses the concerns of both large states and small states (the Great Compromise). Then, students will connect this concept to the present-day system of government.

5. ### Full Speed Ahead

• Resource ID: TXLS006
• Grade Range: 8
• Subject: Science

Students will use hover pucks to measure speed over a distance of 6 meters. Once speed has been calculated, velocity will be determined using the same data. Finally, students will be able to label all points of acceleration.

6. ### How Authors Develop Complex Yet Believable Characters in Drama by Contrasting Characters

• Resource ID: TXLS003
• Grade Range: 9
• Subject: ELA & Reading

The students will identify characteristics of characters from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, explain why the characters are foils to each other, and use text evidence to support their understanding.

7. ### Interpreting Division with Remainders

• Resource ID: TXLS004
• Grade Range: 4
• Subject: Math

Students will be given various one- and two-step word problems and asked to interpret the remainder. Students will use foldables and anchor charts to determine under which category (“Drop the Remainder,” “Add One to the Quotient,” “Share the Remainder,” or “The Remainder is the Answer”) the question will fall. After completing that portion of the lesson, students will solve division problems and determine which type of remainder question they are working with. They will use Plicker © cards to display their answers so the teacher can have immediate formative assessment data.

8. ### Main Idea

• Resource ID: TXLS009
• Grade Range: 5
• Subject: ELA & Reading

Students will identify supporting details and the main idea in a passage.

9. ### Distributive Property

• Resource ID: TXLS010
• Grade Range: 3
• Subject: Math

Students break an array apart to represent the sum of two multiplication facts, showing the distributive property.

10. ### Young Architects

• Resource ID: TXLS062
• Grade Range: 4–5
• Subject: Math

Students will explore area by finding square footage of the “dream home” they designed. They will use any method with which they feel confident, using skills that have been previously taught.

11. ### Humpty Dumpty's Mystery Fall

• Resource ID: TXLS056
• Grade Range: 1
• Subject: Math

Students will listen to the story of Humpty Dumpty and share what they know about the nursery rhyme character. Then, they will help solve the math mystery of Humpty Dumpty and determine the number of broken eggs by finding the missing addend.

12. ### Outlining Our Memory

• Resource ID: TXLS058
• Grade Range: 1
• Subject: ELA & Reading

Students will compare a silly short story to a detailed story from a previous lesson. Then, they will write a rough draft/outline about a memory using details and transition words.

13. ### Earth: A Tilted Affair

• Resource ID: TXLS059
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: Science

After a brief review of direct and indirect sunlight, students will arrange heat maps and globes around a drawing of the Sun based on the tilt of Earth and how it affects Earth’s temperature.

14. ### Discovering the Ratio of Pi

• Resource ID: TXLS031A
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: Math

Students will discover the ratio of pi by relating the circumference to the diameter of various circles. Students will use this ratio to approximate the formulas for circumference.

15. ### Dividing Fractions

• Resource ID: TXLS033
• Grade Range: 5
• Subject: Math

Students will model dividing unit fractions and whole numbers.

16. ### Rhyming

• Resource ID: TXLS013-0
• Grade Range: K
• Subject: ELA & Reading

The teacher will model how to recognize rhyming words by hearing them, seeing them, reading them, and writing them. Then the students will practice hearing, seeing, reading, and writing “at” word family words.

17. ### Making Ten is Easy as Pie!

• Resource ID: TXLS021
• Grade Range: 1
• Subject: Math

Students will practice composing 10 by interacting with a counting story, playing a dice game with ten frames and response sheets, and participating in a small group to extend the learning with three addends.

18. ### Uses of Energy Lab

• Resource ID: TXLS018
• Grade Range: 5
• Subject: Science

Students will rotate through lab stations equipped with objects and videos as they explore the uses and conversion of five different types of energy.