• Resource ID: TEA001
• Subject: Math

TXRCFP: Texas Response to Curriculum Focal Points for K-8 Mathematics Revised 2013

The Texas Response to Curriculum Focal Points Revised 2013 was created from the 2012 revision of the TEKS as a guide for implementation of effective mathematics instruction by identifying critical areas of content at each grade level.

• Resource ID: Revised_Math_TEKS_VA
• Subject: Math

Vertical Alignment Charts for Revised Mathematics TEKS

This resource provides vertical alignment charts for the revised mathematics TEKS.

• 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: R4SCI0030
• Subject: Science

Sedimentary Rocks and Fossil Fuels

A Tier 1 earth science instructional resource for grade 5.

• Resource ID: R4SCI0031
• Subject: Science

Light: Reflection and Refraction

This is a tier I instructional resource to provide a scaffolded learning experience for TEKS (5)(6)(C).

• 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: DL0001

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: BB0000

This online resource is designed to enhance teachers’ knowledge and skills so they can effectively teach adolescent students who struggle with reading.

• Resource ID: TSS0000

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: Revised_Math_TEKS_SI
• Subject: Math

Mathematics TEKS: Supporting Information

This resource presents supporting information of the mathematics TEKS for Kindergarten through Grade 12.

4 Using Reading and Writing to Support Learning Across the Content Areas

This resource presents instructional writing and reading practices that support the content area learning of adolescent learners.

The Write for Texas guiding principles of effective writing instruction, developed for all teachers across disciplines, focus on building every student's understanding and ability to read, write, and think like experts—historians, mathematicians, scientists, and literary critics.

The Texas Adolescent Academy Administrator Overview is designed to prepare school leaders to implement a schoolwide approach to reading intervention consistent with a response to intervention, or RtI, model.

• Resource ID: E_MSTAR001
• Subject: Math

ESTAR/MSTAR

The ESTAR/MSTAR Universal Screeners and Diagnostic Assessments are a formative assessment system administered to students in grades 2–8 to support instructional decisions in mathematics.

• 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: R4SCI0079
• Subject: Science

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

• Resource ID: R4SCI0080
• 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.

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 1.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 2.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4-7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...