1. Introduction to Plate Tectonics

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

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

  2. 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.

  3. Investigating and Comparing Life Cycles

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0020
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier I life science instructional resource for grade 3 

  4. 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).

  5. Sedimentary Rocks and Fossil Fuels

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0030
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier 1 earth science instructional resource for grade 5.
     

  6. Light: Reflection and Refraction

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0031
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Science

    This is a tier I instructional resource to provide a scaffolded learning experience for TEKS (5)(6)(C).

  7. Energy Transformations

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0044
    • Grade Range: 6–12
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier I resource for TEKS (6)(9)(C), energy transformations.

  8. 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.

  9. 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. 

  10. Diggin' into Digestion

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0060
    • Grade Range: 7–8
    • Subject: Science

    This Tier 1 resource provides flexible alternative or additional learning opportunities for students to distinguish between physical and chemical changes in matter in the digestive system.

  11. Natural Selection and Selective Breeding

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0061
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier 1 life science instructional resource for Grade 7

  12. Ecological Succession

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0062
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier 1 life science instructional resource for Grade 7

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    Organic or Inorganic?

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0063
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides flexible alternate or additional learning opportunities for students to identify organic compounds, Grade 7 Science TEKS 7(6)(A).

  14. The Digestive System: Fact or Fiction?

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0067
    • Grade Range: 7–8
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides flexible alternative or additional learning opportunities for students to identify the main functions of the digestive system.

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    OnTRACK Grade 8 Science: Force, Motion, and Energy

    • Grade Range: 6-8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will explore the relationship between force, motion, and energy. 

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    Using Reading and Writing to Support Learning Across the Content Areas

    • Grade Range: 5-12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource presents instructional writing and reading practices that support the content area learning of adolescent learners.

    The Write for Texas guiding principles of effective writing instruction, developed for all teachers across disciplines, focus on building every student's understanding and ability to read, write, and think like experts—historians, mathematicians, scientists, and literary critics.

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    Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Administrator Overview

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

    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. 

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    Target 2% Lessons to Support Comprehension for Grades K through 5

    • Resource ID: T2P0005
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    These comprehension activities are designed to enhance the instruction of all teachers of reading and to meet the learning needs of all students, as indicated by data.

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    Science Academies for Grades 5–8, Part 2 for Trainers

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0079
    • Grade Range: 5–8
    • Subject: Science

    This resource contains the files needed for trainers responsible for training science teachers in grades 5–8 across Texas.

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    OnTRACK Grade 7 English Writing: Personal Narrative

    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTRACK Grade 7 English Writing, Module 1, Lessons 1 and 2. Students are expected to write a personal narrative that has a clearly defined focus and communicates the importance of or reasons for actions and/or consequences.