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

• Resource ID: TEA001
• 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.

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

• Resource ID: Revised_Math_TEKS_VA
• Subject: Math

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

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

• Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_07_003
• 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.

4. ### Interactive Math Glossary

• Resource ID: MATH_IMG_001
• Subject: Math

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

5. ### Selecting and Using Representations for Collected Data

• Resource ID: M8M5L5
• Subject: Math

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

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

• Resource ID: DL0001

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: BB0000

This online resource is designed to enhance teachers’ knowledge and skills so they can effectively teach adolescent students who struggle with reading.

8. ### Teaching Sentence Skills

• Resource ID: TSS0000

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.

9. ### Understand New Vocabulary Using Roots and Affixes (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM1L1

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

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

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L3

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

11. ### Analyze the Development of Plot through Characters in Literary Texts/Fiction (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L4

You will learn how the internal and external responses of characters, including their motivations and conflicts, contribute to the development of the story’s plot.

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

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L5

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

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

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L6

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

14. ### Understand New Vocabulary Within Context (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM1L2

You will learn how to determine or clarify the meaning of words using context within a sentence and in larger sections of text.

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

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L7

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

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

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

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

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