• Resource ID: TXLS131
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: Math

    Telling Time to the Minute

    The lesson requires students to match times to the nearest five-minute interval using an analog clock, digital clock, and time written in words. Students will sing a song, show and write the time to the nearest minute, and tell time using analog watches.

    • Resource ID: TXLS091-0
    • 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.

    • Resource ID: TXLS056-0
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Humpty Dumpty's Mystery Fall

    Students will listen to the story of Humpty Dumpty and share what they know about the nursery rhyme character. Then, they will help solve the math mystery of Humpty Dumpty and determine the number of broken eggs by finding the missing addend.

    • Resource ID: TXLS043-0
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Comparing Fractional Parts

    Students will participate in whole-group and small-group instruction as they collaborate and use manipulatives, visuals, and hands-on activities to explore fractional parts. Ultimately, students will understand that when dividing a whole into fractions, the smaller the fractional part, the greater the number of parts, and the larger the part, the fewer the number of parts.

    • Resource ID: TXLS070-0
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Make a Hit with Decimals

    Students will compare and order decimals using baseball batting statistics. Through discovery, students will determine the top six out of eleven players to be recruited for the school’s baseball team, present their findings, and explain reasons for their orderings. From students’ explanation, strategies for ordering decimals will be determined and used to adjust subsequent lessons.

    • Resource ID: TXLS165
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Multiplication at the Market

    Students will solve one-step multiplication problems using concrete objects, pictorial models, arrays, and equal groups.

    • Resource ID: TXLS021-0
    • 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.

    • Resource ID: TXLS151-0
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Models of Multiplication

    Students will solve one-step multiplication problems using various multiplication strategies such as objects, pictorial models, arrays, equal groups, repeated addition, and number lines.

    • Resource ID: TXLS026-0
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: Math

    TXLS Logo Up, Up, and Away

    Students will determine an appropriate tabular/graphic/formulaic linear solution given 3 sets of data points.

    • Resource ID: TXLS098-0
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Diagramming Dinosaurs

    Students will use a verbal representation to explore a constant rate of change in the size of dinosaurs over a period of time and represent their data by graphing.

    • Resource ID: TXLS010-0
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    TXLS Logo Distributive Property

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

    • Resource ID: TXLS136-0
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Let's Talk Turkey

    Students will work collaboratively to apply different strategies such as pictorial representations, part-part-whole, number sentences, and open number lines to solve Thanksgiving-themed one-step and multi-step word problems.

    • Resource ID: TXLS042-0
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Time Using the Z Method

    In small groups, students will calculate elapsed time using the Z method. This method helps students better understand the importance of start time and end time when performing elapsed-time calculations.

    • Resource ID: TXLS110-0
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image What's on the Menu?

    Students will practice solving one- and two-step problems in a simulated real-world situation by calculating the costs of different Thanksgiving dinners.

    • Resource ID: TXLS140-0
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Subtraction on the Move

    The students will participate in a number talk focused on subtraction with the subtrahend of nine. Then they will be paired to rotate around the room working subtraction problems with and without regrouping.

    • Resource ID: TXLS009-0
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    TXLS Logo Main Idea

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

    • Resource ID: TXLS166
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Icon image Inferring: It’s a Beast!

    Using a digital forum, seventh-grade students will collaboratively generate authentic inferences about character motivation. Students will utilize textual evidence and draw from personal schema in order to make logical connections across multiple genres.

    • Resource ID: TXLS033-0
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Math

    Texas Lesson Study Dividing Fractions

    Students will model dividing unit fractions and whole numbers.

    • Resource ID: TXLS003-0
    • 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: TXLS044-0
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Texas Lesson Study Compound Probability: Independent vs. Dependent Events

    Students will review steps for solving compound probability problems through an activity involving doughnuts. Students will then determine the difference between independent and dependent events through compound probability task cards. To encourage students to work through their struggle, students will rate themselves on a scale measuring effort and achievement at the end of the lesson.