1. ### Summarize Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)

• Resource ID: E6RdM3L1

You will learn how to summarize the main ideas and supporting details in text and understand that a summary does not include opinions.

2. ### Make Inferences in Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)

• Resource ID: E6RdM3L2

You will be able to explain how different organizational patterns (e.g., proposition and support, problem and solution) develop the main idea and the author’s viewpoint.

3. ### Synthesize Ideas in Informational/Expository Texts (English 6 Reading)

• Resource ID: E6RdM3L3

You will learn how to synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres (including literary text) and support the findings with textual evidence.

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### OnTRACK Grade 8 Math: Proportionality

• Subject: Math

Students learn to to use proportional relationships to describe dilation; explain proportional and non-proportional relationships involving slope; and use proportional and non-proportional relationships to develop foundational concepts of functions.

5. ### Mathematics TEKS: Supporting Information

• Resource ID: Revised_Math_TEKS_SI
• Subject: Math

This resource presents supporting information of the mathematics TEKS for Kindergarten through Grade 12.

6. ### Red Ribbon Curriculum

• Resource ID: DSHS001
• Subject:

This resource contains classroom lesson plans that educators can use to engage 4th, 5th, and 6th graders during Texas’ Red Ribbon Week in October.

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### OnTRACK Grade 8 Science: Force, Motion, and Energy

• Subject: Science

Students will explore the relationship between force, motion, and energy.

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### Using Reading and Writing to Support Learning Across the Content Areas

This resource presents instructional writing and reading practices that support the content area learning of adolescent learners.

The Write for Texas guiding principles of effective writing instruction, developed for all teachers across disciplines, focus on building every student's understanding and ability to read, write, and think like experts—historians, mathematicians, scientists, and literary critics.

The Texas Adolescent Academy Administrator Overview is designed to prepare school leaders to implement a schoolwide approach to reading intervention consistent with a response to intervention, or RtI, model.

• Resource ID: R4SCI0079
• Subject: Science

This resource contains the files needed for trainers responsible for training science teachers in grades 5–8 across Texas.

• Resource ID: R4SCI0080
• Subject: Science

This resource is available to participants of the Science Academies for Grades 5–8, Part 2. The purpose of the resource is to provide participants with the training materials and documents associated with the training.

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The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 1.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

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The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 2.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4-7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

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The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 3.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

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The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 4.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

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The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 5.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

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The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 6.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

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The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies help prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. The Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy contains seven units. Units 1–3 are designed for all teachers; Units 4–7 are more appropriate for English Language Arts teachers. Credit-bearing courses are available at the links below. This binder contains Unit 7.

Tier I (Units 1–3)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA1+2016_T1...

Tiers II/III (Units 4–7)

http://www.texascourses.org/courses/course-v1:TexasGateway+TALA2+2016_T1...

19. ### Write for Texas Overview Video

• Resource ID: W4TX0000