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Allusion (English III Reading)
In this lesson, you will be able to find the allusions in a text, and discuss the role allusions play in helping you understand the text.
TEA AP Biology PowerPoint Slides
Instructor PowerPoint slides for TEA AP Biology open-source instructional materials.
TEA AP Biology Textbook PDF
TEA AP Biology Textbook PDF
TEA AP® Biology
AP® Biology covers the scope and sequence requirements of a typical two-semester biology course for AP® students. The text provides comprehensive coverage of foundational research and core biology concepts through an evolutionary lens. AP® Biology was designed to meet and exceed the requirements of the College Board’s AP® Biology Framework, while allowing significant flexibility for instructors. Each section of the book includes an introduction based on the AP® curriculum as well as rich features that engage students in scientific practice and AP® test preparation. It also highlights careers and research opportunities in the biological sciences. Content requirements for AP® Biology are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement Course Description: Biology, published by The College Board (http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter112/ch112d.html#112.62).
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Gaining Understanding and Information from Introductory Material, Headings, and Other Division Markers in Texts (English III Reading)
You will learn how to look at introductory material, headings, and other subdivisions to gain an understanding and an overview of the text’s organization.
Annotating to Deepen Understanding (English III Reading)
You will learn how to annotate or mark a text as you read and re-read to gain deeper understanding of the text.
Reading and Writing to a Prompt (English III Reading and Writing)
You will learn skills necessary for reading and writing to a prompt.
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Arguments, i.e., Identify Fallacies (English III Reading)
You will learn strategies to help you determine whether a written argument is logical and/or valid.
Drawing Conclusions Based on the Sufficiency and Strength of Research (English III Reading)
You will be able to determine whether an argument has enough evidence and whether the evidence is credible.
Distinguishing Between Inductive and Deductive Reasoning (English III Reading)
You will be able to decide whether an author uses inductive or deductive reasoning in a particular argument.
Imagery (English III Reading)
In this lesson, you will be able to identify the imagery in a text and evaluate its effectiveness.
Simile and Metaphor (English III Reading)
You will be able to identify the similes and metaphors in a text and evaluate their importance to the meaning of the text.
Paradox (English III Reading)
You will be able to identify a paradox and evaluate its purpose.
How to Read and Analyze a Poem (English III Reading)
You will be able to read and analyze a poem using your knowledge of literary and poetic devices.
Reference Guides (English III Reading)
You will be able to use reference guides to help you understand the meaning of unfamiliar words.
Cognates (English III Reading)
You will use your knowledge of cognates from other languages to help you understand unfamiliar words.
Writing a Topic Proposal (English III Writing)
You will learn how to write a topic proposal that addresses your topic, purpose, and audience.
Developing a Thesis and Introduction (English III Writing)
You will learn how to write a thesis statement that explains your position about a topic.
Organizing the Structure of a Paper (English III Writing)
You will learn how to organize your essay with relevant evidence that supports your thesis.
Polishing Tone, Style, and Vocabulary in Your Essay (English III Writing)
You will learn revision strategies you can use to polish your essay's style, tone, and vocabulary.