• Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_05_001
• Subject: Math

Modeling the Volume of a Rectangular Prism

This activity provides an opportunity for students to model the volume of a rectangular prism and make connections to the formula, V=l ´ w ´ h.

• Resource ID: MATH_IMG_001
• Subject: Math

Interactive Math Glossary

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

• Resource ID: M8M5L5
• Subject: Math

Selecting and Using Representations for Collected Data

Given a variety of data (including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams), the student will select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among the collected data with and without the use of technology

• Resource ID: PBS339

Honk If You Agree

In these two lesson plans, students will learn to identify issues of importance, form their opinions, and support those opinions with evidence and reason. They will also learn how to state their feelings in a persuasive manner.

• Resource ID: PBS341

Relative Adverbs | No Nonsense Grammar

A relative adverb is a word that talks about a place, time, or reason for something. Remember the three "w's": where, when, and why.

• Resource ID: PBS343

Proper Case of Pronouns | No Nonsense Grammar

Pronoun case is determined by how we use the pronoun in a sentence. There are three ways: subjective, when the pronoun does something; objective, when something is done to our pronoun;

• Resource ID: PBS354

The Burnham Brothers sing "Reading with Feeling," a song explaining the importance of reading with the feelings ascribed to the characters and events. This resource teaches reading techniques and fluency.

• Resource ID: PBS357

Using the Correct Verb Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

Verb tense is used to show when an action occurs, whether it is in the past, the present, or the future.

• Resource ID: PBS361

How to Use Prepositions | No Nonsense Grammar

Prepositions indicate locations, whether physical or in time. Around, in, outside, before, during. Prepositions help us know the when and where!

• Resource ID: PBS387

Using the Present Progressive Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

Present progressives describe an action in progress, or something that started in the past and is still happening. It is formed with the helping "to be" verb in the present tense and the present participle of the verb.

• Resource ID: PBS388

Simple and Compound Sentences | No Nonsense Grammar

A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought. A simple sentence contains a subject and a verb and by itself contains a complete thought. A compound sentence contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinator: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so.

• Resource ID: PBS390

Using Proper Punctuation for Titles | No Nonsense Grammar

Small works (short stories, essays, magazine and newspaper articles, etc.) are indicated with the use of quotation marks. Larger works, such as books or movies, are indicated either through italics (in typing) or underlining (handwriting).

• Resource ID: PBS398

How to Recognize a Phrase | No Nonsense Grammar

A phrase is a group of related words that does not include both a subject and a verb. It only has one or the other!

• Resource ID: PBS401

Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years

Find out how young Thomas Edison’s curiosity got him into trouble, and how, during his teen years, he lost his hearing but gained confidence as an aspiring inventor, in this video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Edison.

• Resource ID: PBS410

Using Commas and Quotations | No Nonsense Grammar

Quotations and commas are two very useful punctuation tools that indicate dialogue and brief pausing in sentences. Learn how to use them correctly!

• Resource ID: PBS411

Reflexive Pronouns and Subjects | No Nonsense Grammar

Reflexive pronouns reflect the subject of the sentence. A reflexive pronoun is a pronoun that is preceded or followed by the noun, adjective, adverb, or pronoun to which it refers within the same clause.

• Resource ID: PBS412

Marvin K. Mooney Activity

In this activity, students get to combine the world of literacy and physical movement! As the teacher reads the book “Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now” by Dr. Seuss, students listen carefully

• Resource ID: PBS414

Antonyms and Synonyms

In this 3rd through 5th grade video, students learn about synonyms and antonyms through physical activity. The teacher calls out a series of commands.

• Resource ID: PBS415

Action Verbs

In this 3rd through 5th grade video, students connect exercise and literacy. The teacher reads a sentence aloud and students must identify the action verb that was read and then act it out accordingly. This is a great lesson to combine focus on cognitive and psychomotor skills.

• Resource ID: PBS421