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

• Resource ID: TEA001
• Subject: Math

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.

2. ### Introduction to Plate Tectonics

• Resource ID: R4SCI0011
• Subject: Science

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

3. ### Vertical Alignment Charts for Revised Mathematics TEKS

• Resource ID: Revised_Math_TEKS_VA
• Subject: Math

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

4. ### Area of Triangles, Parallelograms, and Trapezoids

• Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_06_002
• Subject: Math

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

5. ### 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.

6. ### 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.

7. ### Classification of Organisms

• Resource ID: R4SCI0039
• Subject: Science

This resource provides flexible alternate or additional learning opportunities for students to identify the characteristics of organisms that classify them into currently recognized Kingdoms, Sixth Grade Science TEKS (6)(12)(D).

8. ### Energy Transformations

• Resource ID: R4SCI0044
• Subject: Science

A Tier I resource for TEKS (6)(9)(C), energy transformations.

9. ### Texas Online College and Career Readiness

• Resource ID: OCCRRC_001
• Subject:

The videos in this resource introduce the Online College and Career Readiness Resource Center. The OCCRRC is a comprehensive tool for college and career development in Texas.

10. ### Tone is in the Fear of the Beholder: Reading and Writing Using Multimodal Mentor Texts

• Resource ID: DL0001

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.

11. ### Teaching Sentence Skills

• Resource ID: TSS0000

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.

12. ### Fine Arts TEKS

• Resource ID: FINEARTS_LP
• Subject:

This is a video introduction to the Fine Arts TEKS Overview (Grades K-12) online professional development course. The course is designed to introduce educators to the revised fine arts TEKS, and it will be available summer 2015.

13. ### Response to Intervention (RtI)

• Resource ID: RtI001
• 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.

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### OnTRACK Grade 8 Math: Proportionality

• Subject: Math

Students learn to to use proportional relationships to describe dilation; explain proportional and non-proportional relationships involving slope; and use proportional and non-proportional relationships to develop foundational concepts of functions.

15. ### Mathematics TEKS: Supporting Information

• Resource ID: Revised_Math_TEKS_SI
• Subject: Math

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

16. ### Red Ribbon Curriculum

• Resource ID: DSHS001
• 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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### OnTRACK Grade 8 Science: Force, Motion, and Energy

• Subject: Science

Students will explore the relationship between force, motion, and energy.

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### 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.