• Resource ID: S8M1L2
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Matter and Energy - Elements versus Compounds

    Given illustrations or descriptions, students will differentiate between elements and compounds.

    • Resource ID: S8M1L9
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Matter and Energy - Density

    Given diagrams, data, or scenarios, students will calculate density to identify unknown substances.

    • Resource ID: S8M2L1
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Potential and Kinetic Energy

    Given descriptions, illustrations, or scenarios, students will compare and contrast potential and kinetic energy.

    • Resource ID: S8M2L2
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Energy Transformation

    Given descriptions, illustrations, or scenarios, students will identify energy transformations, such as how energy in a flashlight battery changes from chemical energy to electric energy to light energy.

    • Resource ID: S8M2L4
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Average Speed

    Given diagrams, data, or scenarios, students will calculate average speed using distance and time measurements.

    • Resource ID: S8M1L4
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Matter and Energy - Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids

    Given illustrations or descriptions, students will compare metals, nonmetals, and metalloids using physical properties such as luster, conductivity, or malleability.

    • Resource ID: S8M1L7
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Matter and Energy—Chemical Reactions

    Given descriptions or illustrations, students will investigate how evidence of chemical reactions indicates that new substances with different properties are formed.

    • Resource ID: S8M2L6
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Changes in Speed and Direction

    Given descriptions, illustrations, graphs, charts, or equations, students will demonstrate and calculate how unbalanced forces change the speed or direction of an objects motion.

    • Resource ID: S8M3L8
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Plate Tectonics

    Given diagrams, scenarios, descriptions, and illustrations, students will identify the historical development and evidence that supports plate tectonic theory and relate plate tectonics to the formation of crustal features.

    • Resource ID: DL0001
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Tone is in the Fear of the Beholder: Reading and Writing Using Multimodal Mentor Texts

    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.

    • Resource ID: BB0000
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Building Blocks for Teaching Adolescents with Reading Difficulties

    This online resource is designed to enhance teachers’ knowledge and skills so they can effectively teach adolescent students who struggle with reading.

    • Resource ID: TSS0000
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Teaching Sentence Skills

    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. 

    • Resource ID: E7RdM1L1
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Understand New Vocabulary Using Roots and Affixes (English 7 Reading)

    You will learn how to determine the meaning of grade-level academic English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes.

    • Resource ID: E7RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Explain the Influence of the Setting on Plot Development in Literary Text/Fiction (English 7 Reading)

    You will learn how the setting in a story can influence the development of the plot.

    • Resource ID: E7RdM2L4
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Analyze the Development of Plot through Characters in Literary Texts/Fiction (English 7 Reading)

    You will learn how the internal and external responses of characters, including their motivations and conflicts, contribute to the development of the story’s plot.

    • Resource ID: E7RdM2L5
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Analyze Point of View in Literary Texts/Fiction (English 7 Reading)

    You will learn how to analyze different points of view, including first person, third-person omniscient, and third-person limited.

    • Resource ID: E7RdM2L6
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Understanding Drama (English 7 Reading)

    You will learn how to explain a playwright’s use of dialogue and stage directions.

    • Resource ID: E7RdM1L2
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Understand New Vocabulary Within Context (English 7 Reading)

    You will learn how to determine or clarify the meaning of words using context within a sentence and in larger sections of text.

    • Resource ID: E7RdM2L7
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Understanding Poetry (English 7 Reading)

    You will learn the importance of graphical elements (e.g., capital letters, line length, word position) in the meaning of a poem.

    • Resource ID: E7RdM2L1
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Describe Themes in Literary Texts (English 7 Reading)

    You will learn how to describe multiple themes in fiction, analyze how place and time influence the theme, and make complex inferences.