1. What's Happening with the Weather?

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0010
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Science

    This resource shows how to observe and describe weather changes from day to day and over seasons.

  2. Investigating and Comparing Life Cycles

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0020
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier I life science instructional resource for grade 3 

  3. Texas Performance Standards Project

    • Resource ID: GT001
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject:

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

  4. Sedimentary Rocks and Fossil Fuels

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0030
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier 1 earth science instructional resource for grade 5.
     

  5. Selecting and Using Representations for Collected Data

    • Resource ID: M8M5L5
    • Grade Range: 5–7
    • 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

  6. Properties of Soil

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0037
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier 1 earth science instructional resource for grade 4.

  7. 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.

  8. Building Blocks for Teaching Adolescents with Reading Difficulties

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

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

  9. 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. 

  10. Effects of Force

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0048
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Science

    A tier 1 force and motion instructional resource for grade 4.

  11. Science Academies for Grades K-4, Part 2 (Trainer)

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0051
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides trainers of Science Academies K-4, Part 2 with participant guides, presentation files, documents, and videos associated with the training.

  12. Response to Intervention (RtI)

    • Resource ID: RtI001
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject:

    Response to Intervention (RtI) is a multi-tiered framework designed to recognize and assist struggling learners through a systematic approach that includes strategies for intervention across curriculum, instruction, assessment and implementation. This resource features one hour webinars led by national experts in applying the principles of RtI.

  13. Science Academies for Grade K - 4, Part 2 (Participants)

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0056
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides the documents, videos, and materials to participants of the Science Academies for Grade K - 4, Part 2 training.

  14. ESTAR II Intervention Modules

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

    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.

  15. Red Ribbon Curriculum

    • Resource ID: DSHS001
    • Grade Range: 4–6
    • Subject:

    This resource contains classroom lesson plans that educators can use to engage 4th, 5th, and 6th graders during Texas’ Red Ribbon Week in October.

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    Using Reading and Writing to Support Learning Across the Content Areas

    • Grade Range: 5-12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    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.

  17. Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Administrator Overview

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

    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. 

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG)

    • Resource ID: ELPS-LIAG01
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    The ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG) is designed to help teachers gather information needed to ensure that classroom instruction meets the individual academic and linguistic needs of English language learners (ELLs).