1. Texas Education on iTunes U

• Resource ID: ITUNES01
• Subject:

Stream or download podcasts, videos, and other multimedia lessons directly from iTunes U. OER resources available in iTunes U can be streamed on iOS devices, or they can be downloaded and delivered through other selected devices and/or platforms.

2. Potential and Kinetic Energy

• Resource ID: R4SCI0001
• Subject: Science

This resource provides Tier I instruction ideas for Grade 6+ science teachers in the area of potential and kinetic energy.

3. Introduction to Plate Tectonics

• Resource ID: R4SCI0011
• Subject: Science

This resource is intended to use for Tier I classroom instruction.

4. Human Impact

• Resource ID: R4SCI0012
• Subject: Science

This resource can be used, in conjunction with best practices, for Tier I classroom instruction.

5. Exploring the Ratio of Circumference to Diameter

• Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_07_003
• Subject: Math

This activity provides an opportunity for students to explore the ratio of the circumference of its circle to the length of its diameter in order to generalize the ratio for pi.

6. Texas Performance Standards Project

• Resource ID: GT001
• Subject:

These videos introduce the Texas Performance Standards Project (TPSP), a resource for providing differentiated instruction to gifted/talented (G/T) students.

7. Food Chains, Food Webs, and Energy Pyramids

• Resource ID: R4SCI0028
• Subject: Science

This resource provides flexible alternate or additional learning opportunities for students to diagram the flow of energy through living systems, Seventh Grade Science TEKS (7)(5)(C).

8. Interactive Math Glossary

• Resource ID: MATH_IMG_001
• Subject: Math

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

9. Selecting and Using Representations for Collected Data

• Resource ID: M8M5L5
• Subject: Math

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

10. Dichotomous Keys Murder Mystery

• Resource ID: R4SCI0038
• Subject: Science

A resource for the instruction of (7)(11)(A) involving the use of dichotomous keys for identification.

11. Understand New Vocabulary Using Roots and Affixes (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM1L1

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

12. Explain the Influence of the Setting on Plot Development in Literary Text/Fiction (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L3

You will learn how the setting in a story can influence the development of the plot.

13. Analyze Point of View in Literary Texts/Fiction (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L5

You will learn how to analyze different points of view, including first person, third-person omniscient, and third-person limited.

14. Understanding Drama (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L6

You will learn how to explain a playwright’s use of dialogue and stage directions.

15. Understand New Vocabulary Within Context (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM1L2

You will learn how to determine or clarify the meaning of words using context within a sentence and in larger sections of text.

16. Understanding Poetry (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L7

You will learn the importance of graphical elements (e.g., capital letters, line length, word position) in the meaning of a poem.

17. Describe Themes in Literary Texts (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L1

You will learn how to describe multiple themes in fiction, analyze how place and time influence the theme, and make complex inferences.

18. Imagery and Figurative Language (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L8

You will be able to identify figurative language and understand how it creates imagery, appeals to the senses, and suggests mood.

19. Make Connections Between and Across Literary Texts (English 7 Reading)

• Resource ID: E7RdM2L2