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• 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.

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OnTRACK Algebra I: Properties and Attributes of Functions

• Subject: Math

Students will learn how to use the properties and attributes of functions.

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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.

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OnTRACK Scientific Process Skills

• Subject: Science

This binder contains seventeen separate resources focused on the scientific processes for conducting laboratory and field investigations.

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OnTRACK English I Reading: Understanding and Analysis of Informational Text

OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 5, Lessons 1–8, Practice 1 and 2. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about the author's purpose in cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding.

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OnTRACK English I Reading: Analysis of Media Literacy

OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 4, Lessons 1 and 2, and Practice Lesson. Students use comprehension skills to analyze how words, images, graphics, and sounds work together in various forms to impact meaning. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts.

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OnTRACK English I Reading: Understanding and Analysis of Literary Text

OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 3, Lessons 1–13 and Practice Lessons. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about theme and genre in different cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding.

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OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 2, Lessons 1–3 and Practice 1 and 2. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about theme and genre in different cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding.

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OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 1, Lessons 1–5 and Practice Lesson. Students will understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing.

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OnTRACK English I Writing: The Writing Process

OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 1, Lessons 1 and 2. Students use elements of the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) to compose text.

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OnTRACK English I Writing: Writing the Short Story

OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 2, Lessons 1–3 and Practice 1. Students write literary texts to express their ideas and feelings about real or imagined people, events, and ideas.

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OnTRACK English I Writing: Writing the Expository and Procedural Essay

OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 3, Lessons 1–4. Students write expository and procedural or work-related texts to communicate ideas and information to specific audiences for specific purposes

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OnTRACK English I Writing: Writing the Persuasive Essay

OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 4, Lessons 1–4. Students write persuasive texts to influence the attitudes or actions of a specific audience on specific issues.

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OnTRACK English I Writing: Revising the Expository and Procedural Essay

OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 5, Lessons 1–4.

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OnTRACK English I Writing: Revising the Persuasive Essay

OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 6, Lessons 1–4. Students write persuasive texts to influence the attitudes or actions of a specific audience on specific issues. Students are expected to write an argumentative essay to the appropriate audience.

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OnTRACK English I Writing: Revision Strategies

OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 7, Lessons 1–3, Practice Lessons 1–5. Students revise drafts to improve style, word choice, figurative language, sentence variety, and subtlety of meaning after rethinking how well questions of purpose, audience, and genre have been addressed.

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OnTRACK English I Writing: Editing

OnTRACK English I Writing, Module 8, Lessons 1–9 and Practices 1–3. Students write legibly and use appropriate capitalization and punctuation conventions in their compositions; spell correctly; and edit drafts for grammar, mechanics, and spelling.

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The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 1.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

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