• Resource ID: PBS442
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    PBS Learning Media

    In this activity, students travel virtually to 25 different states from Alabama to Missouri. While on their journey students explore geography, learn state capitals and interesting facts along the way.

    • Resource ID: PBS449
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    PBS Learning Media

    In this activity, students combine psychomotor skills and geography as they travel from Montana to Wyoming. As students travel from state to state, they learn regional facts and state capitals. 

    • Resource ID: PBS458
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    PBS Learning Media

    In this video segment from Nature, we learn that dogs were the first creatures to be domesticated. Ancient people thought of dogs as creatures of magic and as spiritual guardians. Dogs were often sacrificed and buried with people to protect them with their magical powers.

    • Resource ID: OS_AP Micro_1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Instructor PowerPoint slides for TEA AP Microeconomics open-source instructional material.

    • Resource ID: OS_AP Micro_2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Social Studies

    TEA AP Microeconomics Textbook PDF

    • Resource ID: USHM7L2
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    Given background information, students will describe the changing role of the United States as a world power during the Carter Administration.

    • Resource ID: SS8M1L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    Given short summaries about the reasons for European exploration and colonization of North America, students will compare English and Spanish settlements in the New World.

    • Resource ID: USHM3L1
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    The student understands the causes of the Great Depression.

    • 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: 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: TXLS027
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    Students will examine several items related to the First Amendment and respond to the teacher-created questions. Student groups will present their conclusions to the class.

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support

    ELL Foundations—Guidance and Support for ELLs

    This course provides educators with foundational knowledge of the essential elements to consider in providing guidance and support for English Language Learners (ELLs).