• Resource ID: SS8M1L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given short summaries about the reasons for European exploration and colonization of North America, students will compare English and Spanish settlements in the New World.

    • Resource ID: TEASS001
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Social Studies TEKS: Supporting Information

    • Resource ID: OS_AP Macro_1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Instructor PowerPoint slides for TEA AP Macroeconomics open-source instructional material.

    • Resource ID: OS_AP Macro_2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Social Studies

    TEA AP Macroeconomics Textbook PDF

    • Resource ID: OS_AP Micro_1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Instructor PowerPoint slides for TEA AP Microeconomics open-source instructional material.

    • Resource ID: OS_AP Micro_2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Social Studies

    TEA AP Microeconomics Textbook PDF

  1. ELPS Instructional Tool

    • Resource ID: ELPS-IT01
    • Grade Range: 3–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    The ELPS Instructional Tool outlines how to plan focused, targeted, and systematic instruction to meet the linguistic needs of ELLs identified at the beginning and intermediate proficiency levels in grade 3 or higher.

  2. ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG)

    • Resource ID: ELPS-LIAG01
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    The ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG) is designed to help teachers gather information needed to ensure that classroom instruction meets the individual academic and linguistic needs of English language learners (ELLs).

  3. Sheltered Instruction Training Series

    • Resource ID: SI001
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    Sheltered instruction is an instructional approach that uses various strategies to ensure that grade-level instruction provided in English addresses both content and language objectives. This resource introduces the Sheltered Instruction Training Series (20 CPE hours).

  4. ¡El Pollo! | StoryBlocks

    • Resource ID: PBS202
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELL Support

    La investigación muestra los bebés pueden reconocer que las palabras mucho antes de que puedan hablar.

  5. Los Elefantes | StoryBlocks

    • Resource ID: PBS203
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELL Support

    La investigación muestra los bebés pueden reconocer que las palabras mucho antes de que puedan hablar.

    • Resource ID: PBS458
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    In this video segment from Nature, we learn that dogs were the first creatures to be domesticated. Ancient people thought of dogs as creatures of magic and as spiritual guardians. Dogs were often sacrificed and buried with people to protect them with their magical powers.

    • Resource ID: PBS442
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    In this activity, students travel virtually to 25 different states from Alabama to Missouri. While on their journey students explore geography, learn state capitals and interesting facts along the way.

    • Resource ID: PBS449
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    In this activity, students combine psychomotor skills and geography as they travel from Montana to Wyoming. As students travel from state to state, they learn regional facts and state capitals. 

    • Resource ID: USHM6L1
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given the voting rights amendments, students will create an annotated time line that illustrates how voting rights have been extended to various groups of people throughout the history of the United States.

    • Resource ID: USHM4L6
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Students will identify ways in which Cold War tensions were intensified.

    • Resource ID: USHM7L1
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given a timeline, students will understand the political, economic, and social impact of selected U.S. political leaders on the world from the 1970s into the 21st century.

    • Resource ID: USHM7L2
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given background information, students will describe the changing role of the United States as a world power during the Carter Administration.

    • Resource ID: USHM7L3
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given information about social issues throughout U.S. history, students will describe the causes and effects of significant societal issues.

    • Resource ID: USHM7L5
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given selected examples of American art, music, and literature, students will be able to identify the era of U.S. history that is reflected in the art.