1. ### Planning a Draft

• Resource ID: TXLS032

Students will employ critical thinking skills to order details logically and become more effective at communicating their ideas to readers. The lesson will guide students to use critical thinking in the planning phase of drafting to purposefully include details that interest readers.

2. ### Motion Pictures

• Resource ID: TXLS028
• Subject: Science

In this lesson, students will be introduced to the concept of motion representation using distance vs. time graphs. Students will recognize labeling of axes, steepness related to speed, horizontal lines as non-motion, and downward slope as return to origin.

3. ### Traditional vs. Contemporary: "The Three Little Pigs"

• Resource ID: TXLS007

Students will compare a contemporary version of "The Three Little Pigs" to a traditional version with respect to characters, setting, and plot. In a small group, students will analyze story elements on a t-chart to determine which parts of the stories are the same and which are different.

• Resource ID: TXLS006
• Subject: Science

Students will use hover pucks to measure speed over a distance of 6 meters. Once speed has been calculated, velocity will be determined using the same data. Finally, students will be able to label all points of acceleration.

5. ### How Authors Develop Complex Yet Believable Characters in Drama by Contrasting Characters

• Resource ID: TXLS003

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.

6. ### Interpreting Division with Remainders

• Resource ID: TXLS004
• Subject: Math

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.

7. ### Main Idea

• Resource ID: TXLS009

Students will identify supporting details and the main idea in a passage.

8. ### Distributive Property

• Resource ID: TXLS010
• Subject: Math

Students break an array apart to represent the sum of two multiplication facts, showing the distributive property.

9. ### Building to Measurement with a Ruler

• Resource ID: T2T05
• Subject: Math

Building to Measurement with a Ruler

• Resource ID: LAA_G1_AR

• Resource ID: LAA_K_AR

12. ### Equations: Vertical Alignment Discussion

• Resource ID: T2T09
• Subject: Math

Discussing the best way to help students understand the process of solving an equation.

• Resource ID: T2T02
• Subject: Math

• Resource ID: REDBK1

This resource outlines the components of research-based programs for beginning reading instruction and is for all educators who want to learn more about how to support beginning reading instruction in students of all ages. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

15. ### Promoting Vocabulary Development

• Resource ID: REDBK2

This resource outlines the components of vocabulary development. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

• Resource ID: T2T03
• Subject: Math

Learn about addition, subtraction, and using number lines to solve two-step problems.

17. ### CTE Work-Based Learning

• CPE credit is 8
• Subject: CTE
This course introduces basic laws, rules, and procedures relevant to teaching Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses that involve work-based learning (WBL) at the secondary school level in Texas. Because state and federal laws change frequently, it also explains how to find current laws, rules, and guidelines related to WBL. Teachers will learn what authentic WBL is and how to ensure students learn the skills and knowledge appropriate for their career pathway through collaborative partnerships with local employers. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn 8 CPE credits.
18. ### Comprehension Instruction

• Resource ID: REDBK3

This resource outlines the components of research-based programs for reading comprehension instruction and is for all educators who want to learn more about how to support reading comprehension for students of all ages. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

19. ### Content Area Reading Instruction

• Resource ID: REDBK4
• Subject:

This resource outlines the components of research-based programs for content area reading instruction and is for all educators who want to learn more about how to support reading instruction in students of all ages. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

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