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

Potential and Kinetic Energy

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

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

Introduction to Plate Tectonics

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

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

Human Impact

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

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

Introducing the Atom

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

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

The Arrangement of Elements: The Periodic Table

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).

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

Newton's Law of Inertia

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

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

Newton's Law of Action-Reaction

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

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

Dichotomous Keys Murder Mystery

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

• Resource ID: S8M1L7
• Grade Range: 6–8
• Subject: Science

Matter and Energy—Chemical Reactions

Given descriptions or illustrations, students will investigate how evidence of chemical reactions indicates that new substances with different properties are formed.

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

Plate Boundaries

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

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

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

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: CM3L3
• Grade Range: 8–12
• Subject: Science

Covalent Bonding: Electron Dot Diagrams

Given descriptions, diagrams, scenarios, or chemical symbols, students will model covalent bonds using electron dot formula (Lewis structures).

• Resource ID: PM3L1a
• Grade Range: 8–12
• Subject: Science

Kinetic and Potential Energy

Given diagrams, illustrations or relevant data, students will identify examples of kinetic and potential energy and their transformations.

• Resource ID: PM3L1
• Grade Range: 8–12
• Subject: Science

Work-Energy Theorem

Using diagrams, illustrations, and relevant data, students will calculate the net work done on an object, the change in an object's velocity, and the change in an object's kinetic energy.

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

Teaching Sentence Skills

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.

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

It's All About Cell Theory

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).

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

Elements and Compounds

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).

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

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

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

• Resource ID: ELPS-IT01
• Grade Range: 3–12
• Subject: ELL Support

ELPS Instructional Tool

The ELPS Instructional Tool outlines how to plan focused, targeted, and systematic instruction to meet the linguistic needs of ELLs identified at the beginning and intermediate proficiency levels in grade 3 or higher.

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

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

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.