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    Texas Lesson Study Briefing

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

    Texas Lesson Study (TXLS) is systematic, inquiry-based professional development that fosters a collaborative, professional-learning environment among teachers and can be implemented by all campuses.

  2. Texas Lesson Study Facilitator Training

    • CPE credit is 8
    • Subject:
    This course provides in-depth training to facilitate Texas Lesson Study with teachers, including all necessary materials. Participants who successfully complete all modules and assessments earn eight continuing professional education (CPE) credits. This course is a prerequisite for submitting Lesson Proposals and videos to TEA for publication.
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    Birthday Conundrum

    • Resource ID: TXLS025
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    Students will work together to determine the amount of each snack item it will take to feed the guests at a birthday party using different methods of multiplication representation.

  4. Building a Watershed

    • Resource ID: TXLS122
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    Students will model the effects of human activity on watersheds.

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    Sparking Curiosity and Wonder: Making Complex Inferences

    • Resource ID: TXLS022
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students will learn how to activate their curiosity and use questioning strategies to make complex inferences and connections across texts.

  6. Discovering the Ratio of Pi

    • Resource ID: TXLS031A
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Students will discover the ratio of pi by relating the circumference to the diameter of various circles. Students will use this ratio to approximate the formulas for circumference.

  7. Going on an Expedition

    • Resource ID: TXLS127
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Science

    Students observe how dunes and canyons are created through agents of erosion by weathering and erosion.

  8. Consonant Blends

    • Resource ID: TXLS074
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students will focus on initial blends using multiple opportunities for multisensory responses to recognize, sort, and blend sounds.

  9. Implementing the ELPS in Social Studies

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    This course is designed to show how implementing the ELPS cross-curricular student expectations and linguistic accommodations promotes content and language acquisition in a social studies lesson. This training is divided into three sections: lesson introduction, content lesson analysis, and ELPS lesson extension.
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    • Resource ID: TXLS013
    • Grade Range: K
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The teacher will model how to recognize rhyming words by hearing them, seeing them, reading them, and writing them. Then the students will practice hearing, seeing, reading, and writing “at” word family words.

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    Unit and Lesson Goals

    Students will discover the benefits of rhyming and how it promotes reading skills.

    Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Related to the Unit

    This unit connects to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) by fostering a continuance in the area of phonological awareness as begun in previous lessons and introducing the exploration of nursery rhymes, poetry, and lullabies through literature and language play.

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

    • Resource ID: TXLS193
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    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.

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    2.05 Experiments vs. Observational Studies

    • Resource ID: SE131031
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    In this video, students explore the differences between experiments and observational studies.

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    2.07 Lurking and Confounding Variables

    • Resource ID: SE131033
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    In this video, students learn the difference between lurking and confounding variables and how they affect results.

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    Six Syllable Types and Morphology

    • Resource ID: 6ST&M
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This set of videos is organized into two topics: Six Syllables Types and Morphology. The videos are edited from a six-hour professional development and may be used as a sequenced set of lessons or individually.

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    • Resource ID: TXLS027
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Students will examine several items related to the First Amendment and respond to the teacher-created questions. Student groups will present their conclusions to the class.

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    2.02 Sources of Bias in Sampling and Surveys

    • Resource ID: SE131028
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    In this video, students learn about the bias that occurs in sampling.

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    9.04 Optics

    • Resource ID: SE111043
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    In this video, we discuss ray optics, the study of light, lenses, and mirrors.

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    11.01 The Bohr Model of the Atom

    • Resource ID: SE071029
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    In this video, we will study Bohr atom, electron transitions, and the line spectrum.

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    14.01 Radioactive Decay

    • Resource ID: SE071024
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    In this video, we will study radioactive decay and how to write nuclear equations.

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    6.01 The Mole

    • Resource ID: SE071006
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    In this video, we will study the mole and its applications in chemical calculations.