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. Introduction to Plate Tectonics

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

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

  3. 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.

  4. Introducing the Atom

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0016
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    A resource to be used for Tier I instruction for the introduction of the structure of atoms.

  5. The Arrangement of Elements: The Periodic Table

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0029
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides flexible alternate or additional learning opportunities for students to interpret the arrangement of elements on the Periodic Table, Eighth Grade Science TEKS (8)(5)(C).

  6. Newton's Law of Inertia

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0034
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides instructional resources for Newton's First Law, the law of inertia.

  7. Newton's Law of Action-Reaction

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0036
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource is to support TEKS (8)(6)(C), specifically the Newton's third law or the law of action-reaction.

  8. 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.

  9. Plate Boundaries

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0046
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Tier I resource for teaching about what happens at plate boundaries.

  10. Moon Phases

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0047
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Tier I resource for instruction on the lunar phases.

  11. 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.

  12. 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. 

  13. It's All About Cell Theory

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0054
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides flexible alternate or additional learning opportunities for students to recognize the development and components of the cell theory, TEKS (7)(12)(F).

  14. Elements and Compounds

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0055
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides flexible alternative or additional learning opportunities for students to differentiate between elements and compounds on the most basic level, Science TEKS (6)(5)(C).

  15. 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.

  16. Science Academies for Grades 5–8, Part 2 for Participants

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0080
    • Grade Range: 5–8
    • Subject: Science

    This resource is available to participants of the Science Academies for Grades 5–8, Part 2. The purpose of the resource is to provide participants with the training materials and documents associated with the training.

  17. Write for Texas Overview Video

    • Resource ID: W4TX0000
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource links to the Write for Texas online resources and includes a short video overview.

  18. Understanding Poetry

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L7
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • 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.

  19. Beginning Reading Instruction

    • Resource ID: REDBK1
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource outlines the components of research-based programs for beginning reading instruction and is for all educators who want to learn more about how to support beginning reading instruction in students of all ages. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

  20. Promoting Vocabulary Development

    • Resource ID: REDBK2
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource outlines the components of vocabulary development. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.