1. Potential and Kinetic Energy

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0001
    • Grade Range: 6–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides Tier I instruction ideas for Grade 6+ science teachers in the area of potential and kinetic energy.

  2. Cell Comparisons

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0006
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Learners compare a variety of prokaryotes and eukaryotes to determine similarities and differences among and between them.

  3. Investigating and Comparing Life Cycles

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

    A Tier I life science instructional resource for grade 3 

  4. Cell Homeostasis: Osmosis

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0021
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    The focus of this resource is cell homeostasis and, more specifically, osmosis. Students investigate the concept through a virtual lab, recording and analyzing data, creating sketches to represent vocabulary, and discovering the role of aquaporins in water transport through the cell membrane.

  5. Increasing and Decreasing Energy

    • Resource ID: K4SCI002
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides sample activities for teachers to use in helping students to identify and investigate the effects of increasing and decreasing amounts of light, heat, and sound energy on an object.

  6. Theories

    • Resource ID: SM0L4
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given laboratory investigation scenarios, students will distinguish between scientific hypotheses and scientific theories.

  7. Moon Phases

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0047
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Tier I resource for instruction on the lunar phases.

  8. 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.

  9. How to Read and Analyze a Poem (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L09
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to read and analyze a poem using your knowledge of literary and poetic devices.

  10. Embedding Direct Quotations and Incorporating Indirect Quotations (English III Writing and Research)

    • Resource ID: E3WrM3L04
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This lesson is the same as English III: Research Strand, Module 3, Lesson 4: You will learn the appropriate formats for including direct and indirect quotations in your research paper.

  11. 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. 

  12. Paradox (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L08
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify a paradox and evaluate its purpose.

  13. How to Read and Analyze an Essay (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L11
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to read and analyze an essay using your knowledge of literary devices and strategies.

  14. Effects of Force

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

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

  15. 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.

  16. Overcoming College Prep Obstacles with Texas GEAR UP

    • Resource ID: GP001
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject:

    A series of engaging college and career readiness videos and corresponding teacher lesson plans and student worksheets.

  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).