• Resource ID: TEA001
    • Grade Range: K–8
    • Subject: Math

    Texas Education Agency logo TXRCFP: Texas Response to Curriculum Focal Points for K-8 Mathematics Revised 2013

    The Texas Response to Curriculum Focal Points Revised 2013 was created from the 2012 revision of the TEKS as a guide for implementation of effective mathematics instruction by identifying critical areas of content at each grade level.

    • Resource ID: Revised_Math_TEKS_VA
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: Math

    Vertical Alignment Charts for Revised Mathematics TEKS

    This resource provides vertical alignment charts for the revised mathematics TEKS.

    • Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_06_002
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Math

    Revised Mathematics TEKS Area of Triangles, Parallelograms, and Trapezoids

    These activities provide an opportunity for students to explore the area formulas for triangles, trapezoids, and parallelograms.

    • Resource ID: MATH_IMG_001
    • Grade Range: K–8
    • Subject: Math

    Interactive Math Glossary Icon Interactive Math Glossary

    The Interactive Math Glossary is provided by the Texas Education Agency to help teachers explore and understand mathematics vocabulary.

    • Resource ID: M8M2L6*
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Math

    OnTrack logo Determining Slopes from Equations, Graphs, and Tables

    Given algebraic, tabular, and graphical representations of linear functions, the student will determine the slope of the relationship from each of the representations.

    • Resource ID: DL0001
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Tone is in the Fear of the Beholder: Reading and Writing Using Multimodal Mentor Texts

    This resource is a demonstration lesson presented at the 2014 Write for Texas Summer Institute. It provides a snapshot of a four to five week unit that engages students in the reading and writing workshop model.

    • Resource ID: TSS0000
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Teaching Sentence Skills

    This resource series is designed to enhance teachers' knowledge and skill so they can effectively teach grammar in context. Teaching grammar in context uses powerful models like sentences within mentor texts, rather than marking errors and correcting weak or wrong examples. 

    • Resource ID: M6M1L1
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Math

    OnTrack logo Applying the Order of Operations

    Given a numerical expression including whole number exponents and prime factorization, students will use the order of operations to generate an equivalent expression.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM1L1
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Understand New Vocabulary Using Roots and Affixes (English 6 Reading)

    You will learn how to determine the meaning of grade-level academic English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM1L2
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Understand New Vocabulary Within Context (English 6 Reading)

    You will learn how to use context (e.g., cause and effect or compare and contrast organizational text structures) to determine or clarify the meaning of unfamiliar or multiple-meaning words.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L1
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Themes in Literary Texts (English 6 Reading)

    You will learn how to infer the implicit theme in a work of fiction, distinguish theme from topic, and make complex inferences using textual evidence.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L8
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Imagery and Figurative Language

    Using textual evidence, you will be able to explain how authors create meaning through stylistic elements and figurative language emphasizing the use of personification, hyperbole, and refrains in prose and poetry.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L9
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Literary Nonfiction

    You will be able to identify the literary language and devices used in memoirs and personal narratives and compare their characteristics with those of an autobiography.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM3L1
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Summarize Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)

    You will learn how to summarize the main ideas and supporting details in text and understand that a summary does not include opinions.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM3L2
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Make Inferences in Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)

    You will be able to explain how different organizational patterns (e.g., proposition and support, problem and solution) develop the main idea and the author’s viewpoint.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM3L3
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Synthesize Ideas in Informational/Expository Texts (English 6 Reading)

    You will learn how to synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres (including literary text) and support the findings with textual evidence.

    • Resource ID: Revised_Math_TEKS_SI
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: Math

    Intro to the Revised Math TEKS Mathematics TEKS: Supporting Information

    This resource presents supporting information of the mathematics TEKS for Kindergarten through Grade 12.

    • Resource ID: OTALAADMIN
    • Grade Range: 5–9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies logo Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Administrator Overview

    The Texas Adolescent Academy Administrator Overview is designed to prepare school leaders to implement a schoolwide approach to reading intervention consistent with a response to intervention, or RtI, model. 

    • Resource ID: E_MSTAR001
    • Grade Range: 2–8
    • Subject: Math

    ESTAR_MSTAR ESTAR/MSTAR

    The ESTAR/MSTAR Universal Screeners and Diagnostic Assessments are a formative assessment system administered to students in grades 2–8 to support instructional decisions in mathematics.

    • Resource ID: W4TX0000
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    logo Write for Texas Overview Video

    This resource links to the Write for Texas online resources and includes a short video overview.