• Resource ID: TXLS199
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Comparing Box Plots and Dot Plots

    This lesson is a 90-minute lesson that can be delivered in one block or split into two 45 minute lessons. The first part of the lesson engages students in a notice/wonder activity that is designed to help students begin to question how data is represented in box plots and dot plots. The second part of the lesson is designed for students to compare data in box plots and dot plots and identify truths and untruths about the representations.

    • Resource ID: TXLS208
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    One Thing Leads to Another

    Students apply their understanding of the text in order to retell the plot sequence.
     

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

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

    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.

    • Resource ID: TXLS022A
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Texas Lesson Study Revision Stations

    This lesson is designed to isolate and develop specific skills in use of language, organization, and idea development in order to help students become better writers. Students will work through six different stations to practice each writing skill and then go back into their own writing to make revisions.

     

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    • Resource ID: TXLS161
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    Students will critically read a primary source in order to identify and explain the impact of Washington’s Farewell Address.

    • Resource ID: TXLS004
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Math

    TXLS Logo Interpreting Division with Remainders

    Students will be given various one- and two-step word problems and asked to interpret the remainder. Students will use foldables and anchor charts to determine under which category (“Drop the Remainder,” “Add One to the Quotient,” “Share the Remainder,” or “The Remainder is the Answer”) the question will fall. After completing that portion of the lesson, students will solve division problems and determine which type of remainder question they are working with. They will use Plicker © cards to display their answers so the teacher can have immediate formative assessment data.

    • Resource ID: TXLS038
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Learning the Two-Step Equation

    Students will physically represent an array, a strip diagram, and an equation before working collaboratively in small groups to create these three models using a word problem.

    • Resource ID: TXLS001
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    Students will debate the representation argument of the Constitutional Convention and create a compromise that addresses the concerns of both large states and small states (the Great Compromise). Then, students will connect this concept to the present-day system of government.

    • Resource ID: TXLS011A
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Texas Lesson Study

    Students will create a bar graph representing data about China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, India, and the United States using information from a data bank. The data bank includes information on population, population density, gross domestic product, literacy rates, annual salary, infant mortality, and land area. Then, students will examine a light pollution map to make connections between the data presented and the bar graphs.

    • Resource ID: TXLS093
    • Grade Range: K
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image The Picture Graph Party

    Students will explore and create picture graphs through collaboration and group work.

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

    Texas Lesson Study Exploring Identity and Diving Deep into the Complex Meaning of Poetry

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

    TXLS Logo Birthday Conundrum

    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.

     

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    • Resource ID: TXLS030
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    TXLS Logo Just Graph It!

    Students will be involved in a problem solving lesson in which they are to visually represent previously collected survey data.

     

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    • Resource ID: TXLS012A
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Texas Lesson Study Area of Composite Figures

    Students will progress through performance tasks to strengthen their understanding of composite figures. During the performance tasks, students will refer to blueprints to find missing dimensions and solve for composite area. 

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    • Resource ID: TXLS003
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    TXLS Logo How Authors Develop Complex Yet Believable Characters in Drama by Contrasting Characters

    The students will identify characteristics of characters from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, explain why the characters are foils to each other, and use text evidence to support their understanding.

    • Resource ID: TXLS013
    • Grade Range: K
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Texas Lesson Study Rhyming

    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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    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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    • Resource ID: TXLS063
    • Grade Range: K
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Icon image The Characteristics of the Mystery Letter "H"

    Students will identify and apply characteristics of an alphabetical letter (mystery letter Hh) through various hands-on activities and cooperative group work.

    • Resource ID: TXLS013A
    • Grade Range: K
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Texas Lesson Study Revising Sentences

    Students will revise a simple sentence by copying it on a series of sticky notes and adding new words using glitter pens and star-shaped sticky notes. 

     

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    • Resource ID: TXLS021
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: Math

    Texas Lesson Study Making Ten is Easy as Pie!

    Students will practice composing 10 by interacting with a counting story, playing a dice game with ten frames and response sheets, and participating in a small group to extend the learning with three addends.

     

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    • Resource ID: TXLS091
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Subtraction Seekers

    Students will be introduced to subtraction in an inquiry-based lesson that uses concrete examples and allows students to explore through different settings and scenarios.

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