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    English II Writing: Revision Strategies

    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTRACK English II Writing, Module 7, Lessons 1–3 and Practice Lessons 1–3. Revise drafts to clarify meaning and achieve specific rhetorical purposes, consistency of tone, and logical organization.

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    Teaching Expository and Persuasive Texts

    • Grade Range: 5-12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource presents instructional writing practices that support content-area learning with specific strategies for teaching the thinking skills, processes, and knowledge needed to effectively write a variety of expository and persuasive texts in English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Some of the content is from the Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies: Focus on Writing professional development.

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    Teaching Personal Narrative Texts

    • Grade Range: 5-12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource presents instructional writing practices that support content-area learning, with specific strategies for teaching the thinking skills, processes, and knowledge needed to effectively write personal narrative texts. Some of the content is from the Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies: Focus on Writing professional development.

  4. Summarizing Expository Text

    • Resource ID: TXLS226
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    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.

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    Exploring Identity and Diving Deep into the Complex Meaning of Poetry

    • Resource ID: TXLS023-0
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This lesson is designed to teach students to make complex inferences, choose specific text evidence that strongly supports the inference, and develop a coherent explanation of how the evidence strongly supports the validity of the idea within the genre of poetry.

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    Material Safety Data Sheets

    • Resource ID: SM0L2
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given a laboratory scenario, MSDS, or hazard symbol, students will demonstrate an understanding of safe practices concerning specific hazards of chemical substances as summarized on MSDS information.

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    Quadratics: Connecting Roots, Zeros, and x-Intercepts

    • Resource ID: A1M6L9
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    Given a quadratic equation, the student will make connections among the solutions (roots) of the quadratic equation, the zeros of their related functions, and the horizontal intercepts (x-intercepts) of the graph of the function.

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    3.03 Pie Charts

    • Resource ID: SE131043
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    In this video, students learn about pie charts and how to read and construct one.

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    3.04 Bar Charts

    • Resource ID: SE131044
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    In this video, students learn about bar charts as well as how to read and construct one.

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    Outlining Our Memory

    • Resource ID: TXLS058
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students will compare a silly short story to a detailed story from a previous lesson. Then, they will write a rough draft/outline about a memory using details and transition words.

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    Discovering the Power of a Complete Sentence

    • Resource ID: TXLS134-0
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students will discover the necessary components of a complete sentence and use the complete subject and complete predicate in their own writing through a process called ratiocination.

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    My Version of the Three Little Pigs

    • Resource ID: TXLS157
    • Grade Range: K
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students will create their own version of "The Three Little Pigs" using story elements on a Beginning, Middle, End (BME) story map. First, students will draft their story map with detailed pictures in sequential order, and then go back and add their words later. Once their story is completed, students will be able to retell their story to peers and their teacher.

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    Activity: I Wonder | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    • Resource ID: PBS277
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    This activity from The Fred Rogers' Company helps develop curiosity and confidence in asking questions. Children will finish the sentence "I wonder . . . " in order to create a dialogue about how the world works.

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    OnTRACK Grade 8 English: Writing

    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTRACK Grade 8 English Writing, Module 1 Lessons 1–9. Students will learn how to write literary texts, personal narratives, expository/procedural texts, and persuasive tests.

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    OnTRACK Grade 8 English: Editing

    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTRACK Grade 8 English Writing, Module 2, Lesson 1. Students will learn to revise drafts for word choice, consistenc, transitions, and effective sentence strategies. OnTRACK Grade 8 English Writing, Module 3, Lessons 1-7. Students will learn how to edit a draft for grammar, mechanics, and spelling. Students will learn the function of the conventions of academic language and will learn how to use these conventions when speaking and writing.

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    OnTRACK English I Writing: Revision Strategies

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    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

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    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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    Applying the Laws of Exponents: Verbal/Symbolic

    • Resource ID: A1M6L10
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    Given verbal and symbolic descriptions of problems involving exponents, the student will simplify the expressions using the laws of exponents.

  19. Remembering Leaders

    • Resource ID: TXLS179
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

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    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.