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

    TXLS Logo Planning a Draft

    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.

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

    TXLS Logo How Authors Develop Complex Yet Believable Characters in Drama by Contrasting Characters

    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.

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

    TXLS Logo Main Idea

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

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

    Icon image Outlining Our Memory

    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.

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

    Texas Lesson Study Dividing Fractions

    Students will model dividing unit fractions and whole numbers.

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

    Texas Lesson Study Rhyming

    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.

    • 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: TXLS123
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Icon image Text Evidence and the Moral Lesson

    Teacher will read How Spiders Got Eight Legs as a read-aloud. Students will write notes about what they think the moral is. Students will collaborate in groups to determine what they think the moral lesson is. Students will reread, highlight, and write the text evidence that identifies the moral lesson.

    • 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: TXLS051
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Texas Lesson Study Navigating Informational Text with Text Mapping

    Students will apply the comprehension strategy of text mapping by using a scroll to sequence and organize information. They also will describe the order of events using time order transition words.