• Resource ID: R4SCI0037
• Subject: Science

Properties of Soil

A Tier 1 earth science instructional resource for grade 4.

• Resource ID: TXLS193

Author’s Purpose, Text Features, Informational Text, and Daily Three

Students will follow the Daily Three structure to engage in mini-lessons regarding author’s purpose, text features, guided reading, work on writing, read to self, and word work. The students will also infer the author’s purpose for writing a book using a book order form.

• Resource ID: TXLS112

Explore Revising and Editing with some Classroom Adventure

While “scooting” from one example to another, students will explore sentences in order to determine what end punctuation is necessary and why. Students will also collaborate to explore sentences in order to identify what edits are necessary and why.

• Resource ID: TXLS095
• Subject: Math

Organizing Olympic Outcomes

Students will explore frequency tables, dot plots, and stem and leaf plots by creating different representations from a given set of data points.

• Resource ID: TXLS066
• Subject: Math

Roll With It

Students will experience a hands-on lesson regarding ratios. While doing this, students will deepen their understanding of the concepts of ratios.

• Resource ID: TXLS094

"C" to the "E" Can't Conquer Me

Students will explore cause and effect relationships by creating different representations of a cause or an effect from a given scenario.

• Resource ID: TXLS107
• Subject: Math

Lines of Symmetry

Students will work collaboratively with a partner to discover what is a line of symmetry.

• Resource ID: TXLS226

Summarizing Expository Text

The students will watch the teacher model how to create a summary, and then work in groups to create a summary from an expository text.

• Resource ID: TXLS205
• Subject: Math

Balancing Act

Students use a pan balance model and manipulatives to identify a total that balances two parts. The use of the pan balance will help to develop the concept of equality. Students will develop the language of equality by reading and identifying the following expressions; balances, is the same as, is equal to, and equal before the symbol for equality is introduced. Students will identify an unknown part in a balance situation. Students will communicate ideas, explain, and justify how they solved problems.

• Resource ID: TXLS179

Students will read expository text, categorize findings, and reformulate the text into an obituary.

• Resource ID: TXLS208

Students apply their understanding of the text in order to retell the plot sequence.

• Resource ID: TXLS131
• Subject: Math

Telling Time to the Minute

The lesson requires students to match times to the nearest five-minute interval using an analog clock, digital clock, and time written in words. Students will sing a song, show and write the time to the nearest minute, and tell time using analog watches.

• Resource ID: TXLS096
• Subject: Science

Drumming Up Some Sound Energy!

Students will explore sound energy by creating their own drums using a variety of materials. Then, students will listen for the loud and soft sounds that each of the drums creates.

• Resource ID: TXLS188A
• Subject: Math

Avoiding Common Subtraction Errors

Students will perform an error analysis of common subtraction errors related to the standard algorithm.

• Resource ID: TXLS229

Tackling Expository Text

The students will read and summarize expository text using a graphic organizer to aid the process.

• Resource ID: TXLS181
• Subject: Math

Four Representations of Linear Relationships

Given one representation of a linear relationship, students will create a poster displaying the other three representations of linear relationships.

• Resource ID: TXLS190
• Subject: Math

What Goes In, Must Come Out

Students will learn how to use an input-output table using real-world examples.

• Resource ID: TXLS188