1. ### Potential and Kinetic Energy

• Resource ID: R4SCI0001
• Grade Range: 6–12
• Subject: Science

This resource provides Tier I instruction ideas for Grade 6+ science teachers in the area of potential and kinetic energy.

2. ### TXRCFP: Texas Response to Curriculum Focal Points for K-8 Mathematics Revised 2013

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

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.

3. ### Introduction to Plate Tectonics

• Resource ID: R4SCI0011
• Grade Range: 6–12
• Subject: Science

This resource is intended to use for Tier I classroom instruction.

4. ### Human Impact

• Resource ID: R4SCI0012
• Grade Range: 7–12
• Subject: Science

This resource can be used, in conjunction with best practices, for Tier I classroom instruction.

5. ### Vertical Alignment Charts for Revised Mathematics TEKS

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

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

6. ### Exploring the Ratio of Circumference to Diameter

• Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_07_003
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: Math

This activity provides an opportunity for students to explore the ratio of the circumference of its circle to the length of its diameter in order to generalize the ratio for pi.

7. ### Food Chains, Food Webs, and Energy Pyramids

• Resource ID: R4SCI0028
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: Science

This resource provides flexible alternate or additional learning opportunities for students to diagram the flow of energy through living systems, Seventh Grade Science TEKS (7)(5)(C).

8. ### Interactive Math Glossary

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

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

9. ### Dichotomous Keys Murder Mystery

• Resource ID: R4SCI0038
• Grade Range: 7–12
• Subject: Science

A resource for the instruction of (7)(11)(A) involving the use of dichotomous keys for identification.

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

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

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.

11. ### Teaching Sentence Skills

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

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.

12. ### Explain the Influence of the Setting on Plot Development in Literary Text/Fiction (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L3
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: ELA & Reading

You will learn how the setting in a story can influence the development of the plot.

13. ### Analyze Point of View in Literary Texts/Fiction (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L5
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: ELA & Reading

You will learn how to analyze different points of view, including first person, third-person omniscient, and third-person limited.

14. ### Understanding Drama (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L6
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: ELA & Reading

You will learn how to explain a playwright’s use of dialogue and stage directions.

15. ### Understanding Poetry (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L7
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: ELA & Reading

You will learn the importance of graphical elements (e.g., capital letters, line length, word position) in the meaning of a poem.

16. ### Describe Themes in Literary Texts (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L1
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: ELA & Reading

You will learn how to describe multiple themes in fiction, analyze how place and time influence the theme, and make complex inferences.

17. ### Imagery and Figurative Language (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L8
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: ELA & Reading

You will be able to identify figurative language and understand how it creates imagery, appeals to the senses, and suggests mood.

18. ### Make Connections Between and Across Literary Texts (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L2
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: ELA & Reading

You will learn how to make connections between and across texts, including other media (e.g., film, play), and provide textual evidence.

19. ### Literary Nonfiction (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L9
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: ELA & Reading

You will learn how to describe the structural and substantive differences between an autobiography or diary and a fictional adaptation of it.

20. ### Summarize Informational/Expository Text (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM3L1
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: ELA & Reading

You will learn how to evaluate a summary of the original text for accuracy of the main ideas, supporting details, and overall meaning