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    Open-Source Instructional Materials

    • Grade Range: 9-12
    • Subject:

    TEA contracted with two instructional materials developers to create instructional materials in nine high school courses. These state-developed, open-source materials are provided free of charge to Texas school districts through the Texas Gateway. All products are certified to meet 100% of the required standards (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills or College Board Learning Standards).

  2. Phase 1: Examine and Identify

    • Resource ID: TXLSFT_Phase1
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject:

    In this section, we will explore the five key components of Phase 1

  3. Phase 2: Review and Plan

    • Resource ID: TXLSFT_Phase2
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject:

    In this section, we will explore the four key components of Phase 2.

  4. Phase 3: Teach and Observe

    • Resource ID: TXLSFT_Phase3
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject:

    In this section, we will explore the two key components of Phase 3.

  5. Beginning Reading Instruction

    • Resource ID: REDBK1
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    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.

  6. Ecological Succession

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0018
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Learners explore and describe how succession affects biodiversity by creating an island ecosystem in an interactive game.

  7. ELPS Instructional Tool

    • Resource ID: ELPS-IT01
    • Grade Range: 3–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    The ELPS Instructional Tool outlines how to plan focused, targeted, and systematic instruction to meet the linguistic needs of ELLs identified at the beginning and intermediate proficiency levels in grade 3 or higher.

  8. ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG)

    • Resource ID: ELPS-LIAG01
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    The ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG) is designed to help teachers gather information needed to ensure that classroom instruction meets the individual academic and linguistic needs of English language learners (ELLs).

  9. Sheltered Instruction Training Series

    • Resource ID: SI001
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    Sheltered instruction is an instructional approach that uses various strategies to ensure that grade-level instruction provided in English addresses both content and language objectives. This resource introduces the Sheltered Instruction Training Series (20 CPE hours).

  10. Potential and Kinetic Energy

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0001
    • Grade Range: 6–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides Tier I instruction ideas for Grade 6+ science teachers in the area of potential and kinetic energy.

  11. 8.01 Introduction to Confidence Intervals

    • Resource ID: SE131001
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    In this video, students will be introduced to the construction and interpretation of confidence intervals.

  12. Cell Comparisons

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0006
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Learners compare a variety of prokaryotes and eukaryotes to determine similarities and differences among and between them.

  13. Cell Homeostasis: Osmosis

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0021
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    The focus of this resource is cell homeostasis and, more specifically, osmosis. Students investigate the concept through a virtual lab, recording and analyzing data, creating sketches to represent vocabulary, and discovering the role of aquaporins in water transport through the cell membrane.

  14. Newton's Law of Inertia

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0034
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides instructional resources for Newton's First Law, the law of inertia.

  15. Newton's Law of Action-Reaction

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0036
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource is to support TEKS (8)(6)(C), specifically the Newton's third law or the law of action-reaction.

    • Resource ID: USHM1L3
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    After analyzing primary and secondary resources about the child labor, the students should be able to draw conclusions about the need to reform child labor practices.

    • Resource ID: USHM1L4
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Students will describe how Upton Sinclair's The Jungle reflected issues of the Progressive Era.

  16. Interpreting Scatterplots

    • Resource ID: A1M2L4
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    Given scatterplots that represent problem situations, the student will determine if the data has strong vs weak correlation as well as positive, negative, or no correlation.