• Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_03_001
• Grade Range: 3
• Subject: Math

### Determining the Perimeter of a Polygon (Series and Activity 1)

This activity provides an opportunity for students to investigate the perimeter of polygons.

• Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_06_002
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: Math

### Area of Triangles, Parallelograms, and Trapezoids

These activities provide an opportunity for students to explore the area formulas for triangles, trapezoids, and parallelograms.

• Resource ID: M8M5L5
• Grade Range: 5–7
• 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: M8M2L6*
• Grade Range: 6–8
• Subject: Math

### Determining Slopes from Equations, Graphs, and Tables

Given algebraic, tabular, and graphical representations of linear functions, the student will determine the slope of the relationship from each of the representations.

• 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: BB0000
• Grade Range: 5–12
• Subject: ELA & Reading

### Building Blocks for Teaching Adolescents with Reading Difficulties

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
• 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: M6M1L1
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: Math

### Applying the Order of Operations

Given a numerical expression including whole number exponents and prime factorization, students will use the order of operations to generate an equivalent expression.

• Resource ID: E6RdM1L1
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: ELA & Reading

### Understand New Vocabulary Using Roots and Affixes (English 6 Reading)

You will learn how to determine the meaning of grade-level academic English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes.

• Resource ID: E6RdM1L2
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: ELA & Reading

### Understand New Vocabulary Within Context (English 6 Reading)

You will learn how to use context (e.g., cause and effect or compare and contrast organizational text structures) to determine or clarify the meaning of unfamiliar or multiple-meaning words.

• Resource ID: E6RdM2L1
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: ELA & Reading

### Themes in Literary Texts (English 6 Reading)

You will learn how to infer the implicit theme in a work of fiction, distinguish theme from topic, and make complex inferences using textual evidence.

• Resource ID: E6RdM2L8
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: ELA & Reading

### Imagery and Figurative Language

Using textual evidence, you will be able to explain how authors create meaning through stylistic elements and figurative language emphasizing the use of personification, hyperbole, and refrains in prose and poetry.

• Resource ID: E6RdM2L9
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: ELA & Reading

### Literary Nonfiction

You will be able to identify the literary language and devices used in memoirs and personal narratives and compare their characteristics with those of an autobiography.

• Resource ID: E6RdM3L1
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: ELA & Reading

### Summarize Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)

You will learn how to summarize the main ideas and supporting details in text and understand that a summary does not include opinions.

• Resource ID: E6RdM3L2
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: ELA & Reading

### Make Inferences in Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)

You will be able to explain how different organizational patterns (e.g., proposition and support, problem and solution) develop the main idea and the author’s viewpoint.

• Resource ID: E6RdM3L3
• Grade Range: 6
• Subject: ELA & Reading

### Synthesize Ideas in Informational/Expository Texts (English 6 Reading)

You will learn how to synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres (including literary text) and support the findings with textual evidence.

• Resource ID: ES001
• Grade Range: 3–4
• Subject: Math

### ESTAR II Intervention Modules

ESTAR II intervention modules are designed for students in grades 3 and 4. A total of eight modules containing lessons, student books, and teacher masters are available for download.

• Resource ID: OTALAADMIN
• Grade Range: 5–9
• Subject: ELA & Reading

### Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Administrator Overview

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
• Grade Range: 2–8
• 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: W4TX0000
• Grade Range: 5–12
• Subject: ELA & Reading

### Write for Texas Overview Video

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