1. 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.

  2. 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. 

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    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.

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

    Social Studies TEKS: Supporting Information

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Comprehension Instruction

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

    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.

  7. OnTrack logo
    • Resource ID: USHM3L1
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    The student understands the causes of the Great Depression.

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    • Resource ID: USHM3L4
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given primary and secondary sources of information about selected New Deal measures (e.g., the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps or the passage of the Agricultural Adjustment Act), students will analyze how these measures affected various regions of the United States.

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

    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.

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    • Resource ID: USHM4L6
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Students will identify ways in which Cold War tensions were intensified.

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    • Resource ID: USHM7L1
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given a timeline, students will understand the political, economic, and social impact of selected U.S. political leaders on the world from the 1970s into the 21st century.

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    • Resource ID: USHM7L2
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given background information, students will describe the changing role of the United States as a world power during the Carter Administration.

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    • Resource ID: USHM7L3
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given information about social issues throughout U.S. history, students will describe the causes and effects of significant societal issues.

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    • Resource ID: USHM7L5
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given selected examples of American art, music, and literature, students will be able to identify the era of U.S. history that is reflected in the art.

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    • Resource ID: USHM7L4
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given background information about selected historical figures, students will be able to analyze the importance and contributions of women and people of various racial, ethnic, and religious groups to the national identity and the cultural landscape.

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    • Resource ID: USHM6L1a
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given background information, students will be able to trace the historical development of the civil rights movement in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, and describe the roles of political organizations that promoted civil rights.

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    • Resource ID: USHM1L2
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given broad categories that describe the major goals of the progressive movement and general information about selected issues of the late 1800’s/early 1900’s, students will categorize the issues according to corresponding progressive era goals.

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

    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.

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

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