• Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_05_001
• Subject: Math

Modeling the Volume of a Rectangular Prism

This activity provides an opportunity for students to model the volume of a rectangular prism and make connections to the formula, V=l ´ w ´ h.

• Resource ID: MATH_IMG_001
• Subject: Math

Interactive Math Glossary

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

• Resource ID: M8M5L5
• Subject: Math

Selecting and Using Representations for Collected Data

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

• Resource ID: T2P0005

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

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.

• Resource ID: W4TX0000

Write for Texas Overview Video

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

• Resource ID: T2P0003

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

Vocabulary knowledge is an essential component of comprehension, language proficiency, and reading growth for all students.These vocabulary 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.

• Resource ID: T2P0006

Target 2% Research Briefs

A collection of research briefs based on topics from results of the Target 2% survey and focus groups.

• Resource ID: PBS339

Honk If You Agree

In these two lesson plans, students will learn to identify issues of importance, form their opinions, and support those opinions with evidence and reason. They will also learn how to state their feelings in a persuasive manner.

• Resource ID: PBS341

Relative Adverbs | No Nonsense Grammar

A relative adverb is a word that talks about a place, time, or reason for something. Remember the three "w's": where, when, and why.

• Resource ID: PBS343

Proper Case of Pronouns | No Nonsense Grammar

Pronoun case is determined by how we use the pronoun in a sentence. There are three ways: subjective, when the pronoun does something; objective, when something is done to our pronoun;

• Resource ID: PBS354

The Burnham Brothers sing "Reading with Feeling," a song explaining the importance of reading with the feelings ascribed to the characters and events. This resource teaches reading techniques and fluency.

• Resource ID: PBS357

Using the Correct Verb Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

Verb tense is used to show when an action occurs, whether it is in the past, the present, or the future.

• Resource ID: PBS361

How to Use Prepositions | No Nonsense Grammar

Prepositions indicate locations, whether physical or in time. Around, in, outside, before, during. Prepositions help us know the when and where!

• Resource ID: PBS387

Using the Present Progressive Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

Present progressives describe an action in progress, or something that started in the past and is still happening. It is formed with the helping "to be" verb in the present tense and the present participle of the verb.

• Resource ID: PBS388

Simple and Compound Sentences | No Nonsense Grammar

A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought. A simple sentence contains a subject and a verb and by itself contains a complete thought. A compound sentence contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinator: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so.

• Resource ID: PBS390

Using Proper Punctuation for Titles | No Nonsense Grammar

Small works (short stories, essays, magazine and newspaper articles, etc.) are indicated with the use of quotation marks. Larger works, such as books or movies, are indicated either through italics (in typing) or underlining (handwriting).

• Resource ID: PBS398

How to Recognize a Phrase | No Nonsense Grammar

A phrase is a group of related words that does not include both a subject and a verb. It only has one or the other!

• Resource ID: PBS401

Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years

Find out how young Thomas Edison’s curiosity got him into trouble, and how, during his teen years, he lost his hearing but gained confidence as an aspiring inventor, in this video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Edison.

• Resource ID: PBS410