• Resource ID: USHM1L1b
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    Given background information, students will be able to identify economic, social, and political issues surrounding the Gilded Age. Students will identify significant historical figures associated with the Gilded Age.

    • Resource ID: USHM3L10
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    Given background information, students will identify the social and economic impact of World War II on the American home front, such as the Great Depression, rationing, and increased opportunity for women and minority employment.

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Linguistic Roots and Affixes (English I Reading)

    You will be able to recognize linguistic roots and affixes to use in determining the meanings of academic English words and in other content areas.

    • Resource ID: USHM1L3
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    After analyzing primary and secondary resources about the child labor, the students should be able to draw conclusions about the need to reform child labor practices.

    • Resource ID: USHM1L4
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    Students will describe how Upton Sinclair's The Jungle reflected issues of the Progressive Era.

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Denotation and Connotation (English I Reading)

    You will be able to distinguish between the denotative (dictionary) meaning of a word and its connotative (emotions or associations that are implied rather than literal) meaning.

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Organization Appropriate to Purpose, Audience, and Context

    You will be able to write an essay that is organized appropriate to audience, purpose, and context.

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

    logo Write for Texas Overview Video

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

    • Resource ID: TEASS001
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Social Studies TEKS: Supporting Information

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

    Beginning Reading Instruction

    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.

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

    Promoting Vocabulary Development

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

    • Resource ID: REDBK3
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Comprehension Instruction

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

    • Resource ID: PBS201
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Here Is the Beehive

    This rhyme can start a conversation with the child about where bees live, where they keep their honey, how they sound, and what they look like. It can help the child learn new words.

    • Resource ID: PBS200
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media I Went to Visit a Farm One Day | StoryBlocks

    The presenters model a song or rhyme, and explain how each song or rhyme helps children build important pre-reading skills.

    • Resource ID: PBS222
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Sign the Sing-A-Long Song | Sesame Street

    Sign language transforms this popular nursery rhyme. This bilingual sing-along teaches "If you're happy and you know it" in English and Sign language.

    • Resource ID: PBS225
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media What is Communication? | IPTV KIDS Clubhouse

    Exploring our world is fun! Abby Brown, IPTV KIDS Clubhouse co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, kids learn about a variety of verbal and nonverbal ways to send and receive messages, including American Sign Language, Braille, and many more.

    • Resource ID: PBS257
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media I Love Words | Sesame Street

    Abby Cadabby sings a song about words she loves.

    • Resource ID: PBS274
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media T.D. Tells a Story—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This Martha Speaks video will help children identify the key elements of a story and build vocabulary. T.D. tells Jakey a story he wrote about Martha.