1. Introduction to Plate Tectonics

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0011
    • Grade Range: 6–12
    • Subject: Science

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

  2. Human Impact

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0012
    • Grade Range: 7–12
    • Subject: Science

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

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    Exploring the Ratio of Circumference to Diameter

    • Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_07_003
    • Grade Range: 7
    • 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.

  4. Food Chains, Food Webs, and Energy Pyramids

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0028
    • Grade Range: 7
    • 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).

  5. 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.

  6. 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. 

  7. Natural Selection and Selective Breeding

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0061
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier 1 life science instructional resource for Grade 7

  8. Ecological Succession

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0062
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier 1 life science instructional resource for Grade 7

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    Science Academies for Grades 5–8, Part 2 for Trainers

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0079
    • Grade Range: 5–8
    • Subject: Science

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

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    Science Academies for Grades 5–8, Part 2 for Participants

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0080
    • Grade Range: 5–8
    • 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.

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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.

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    Rational Number Coefficients

    • Resource ID: T2T07
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Math

    Rational Number Coefficients

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    Equations: Combining Like Terms

    • Resource ID: T2T08
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Math

    Equations: Combining Like Terms

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    Equations: Vertical Alignment Discussion

    • Resource ID: T2T09
    • Grade Range: 6–7
    • Subject: Math

    Discussing the best way to help students understand the process of solving an equation.

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    Multiple Representations: Tables to Equations and Graphs

    • Resource ID: T2T10
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Math

    Learn about differences between multiple representations in 8th grade and in Algebra I, including tables, equations, and graphs.

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    Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers Grades 5–7

    • Resource ID: T2T24
    • Grade Range: 5–7
    • Subject: Math

    Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers Grades 5–7

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    ELPS Instructional Tool

    • Resource ID: ELPS-IT01
    • Grade Range: 3–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    The ELPS Instructional Tool outlines how to plan focused, targeted, and systematic instruction to meet the linguistic needs of ELLs identified at the beginning and intermediate proficiency levels in grade 3 or higher.

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    Relative Adverbs | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS341
    • Grade Range: 3–7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A relative adverb is a word that talks about a place, time, or reason for something. Remember the three "w's": where, when, and why.
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    Using the Correct Verb Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS357
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Verb tense is used to show when an action occurs, whether it is in the past, the present, or the future.

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    Using the Present Progressive Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS387
    • Grade Range: 3–7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Present progressives describe an action in progress, or something that started in the past and is still happening. It is formed with the helping "to be" verb in the present tense and the present participle of the verb.