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

    TXLS Logo Up, Up, and Away

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

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

    TXLS Logo How Does the Cookie Crumble?

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

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

    TXLS Logo Distributive Property

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

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

    Icon image Young Architects

    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.

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

    Icon image Humpty Dumpty's Mystery Fall

    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.

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

    Texas Lesson Study Dividing Fractions

    Students will model dividing unit fractions and whole numbers.

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

    Texas Lesson Study Making Ten is Easy as Pie!

    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.

    • Resource ID: TXLS012A
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Texas Lesson Study Area of Composite Figures

    Students will progress through performance tasks to strengthen their understanding of composite figures. During the performance tasks, students will refer to blueprints to find missing dimensions and solve for composite area. 

    • Resource ID: TXLS044
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Texas Lesson Study Compound Probability: Independent vs. Dependent Events

    Students will review steps for solving compound probability problems through an activity involving doughnuts. Students will then determine the difference between independent and dependent events through compound probability task cards. To encourage students to work through their struggle, students will rate themselves on a scale measuring effort and achievement at the end of the lesson.

    • Resource ID: TXLS043
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Comparing Fractional Parts

    Students will participate in whole-group and small-group instruction as they collaborate and use manipulatives, visuals, and hands-on activities to explore fractional parts. Ultimately, students will understand that when dividing a whole into fractions, the smaller the fractional part, the greater the number of parts, and the larger the part, the fewer the number of parts.

    • Resource ID: TXLS121
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Polygons and Quadrilaterals

    Learners will engage in higher level thinking and student-centered activities by building on prior knowledge of geometry, actively listening to a polygon story, and applying the new vocabulary through various hands-on rotations.

    • Resource ID: TXLS140
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Subtraction on the Move

    The students will participate in a number talk focused on subtraction with the subtrahend of nine. Then they will be paired to rotate around the room working subtraction problems with and without regrouping.

    • Resource ID: TXLS042
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Time Using the Z Method

    In small groups, students will calculate elapsed time using the Z method. This method helps students better understand the importance of start time and end time when performing elapsed-time calculations.

    • Resource ID: TXLS039
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Area of Composite Figures

    Student groups will work collaboratively using the appropriate formulas to find the area of simple figures and combine the area of each shape to find the area of composite figures in real-world situations.

    • Resource ID: TXLS151
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Models of Multiplication

    Students will solve one-step multiplication problems using various multiplication strategies such as objects, pictorial models, arrays, equal groups, repeated addition, and number lines.

    • Resource ID: TXLS091
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Subtraction Seekers

    Students will be introduced to subtraction in an inquiry-based lesson that uses concrete examples and allows students to explore through different settings and scenarios.

    • Resource ID: TXLS098
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Diagramming Dinosaurs

    Students will use a verbal representation to explore a constant rate of change in the size of dinosaurs over a period of time and represent their data by graphing.

    • Resource ID: TXLS057
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Analyzing Bar Graphs: Candy Machines

    Working in groups, students will examine a bag of candy to determine if the machine that bags the candy is working properly. They will organize data on the colors of the candy in a frequency table and a bar graph. They will calculate the fraction of each color in the bag and compare the fractions to a quota set up by the factory to determine if the machine needs maintenance. Students will create a report about their findings, write a question that requires students to interpret data represented in a bar graph, and reflect in their journals.

    • Resource ID: TXLS037
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Solving Rational Equations

    Students will discuss and formulate an equation to solve an engaging real-world problem. They will use manipulatives to describe how to find the common denominator they need to solve the equation. They will break up into groups and solve for a more complicated problem.

    • Resource ID: TXLS110
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image What's on the Menu?

    Students will practice solving one- and two-step problems in a simulated real-world situation by calculating the costs of different Thanksgiving dinners.