1. PBS Learning Media

    Commercial: Pictures and Words

    • Resource ID: PBS351
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This commercial demonstrates how pictures and words work together to tell a story. This resource teaches print literacy, and helps students understand how different types of media may be used in storytelling.
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  2. PBS Learning Media

    Kid Math's Coming to Dinner | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS369
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Becky brings home her newest friend Rex, AKA Kid Math. They discuss having a secret identity while Becky's dad cooks.

  3. PBS Learning Media

    A Clubhouse Mystery | IPTV Kids Clubhouse

    • Resource ID: PBS422
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    In this clip from IPTV KIDS Clubhouse, Dan Wardell and DanBot receive a mysterious letter in the mail and must follow clues to discover what the letter is communicating and who it is from!

  4. PBS Learning Media

    Junk or Treasure: A Clubhouse Story | IPTV Kids Clubhouse

    • Resource ID: PBS425
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    In this clip from IPTV KIDS Clubhouse, DanBot thinks Dan Wardell’s stuff is useless junk and gets rid of it! Dan teaches DanBot how seemingly useless junk can be repurposed or reused in valuable ways!

  5. PBS Learning Media

    A Gardener's Poem | Think Garden

    • Resource ID: PBS427
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This video from KET’s Think Garden collection explores the many roles of a gardener through a short, fun poem.

  6. PBS Learning Media

    Chinese Folktale: The Little Rabbits

    • Resource ID: PBS428
    • Grade Range: PreK–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This video features the Chinese story "The Little Rabbits" in both English and Chinese. The story has elements of the Western stories “Little Red Riding Hood” and “The Three Little Pigs.” 

  7. One Thing Leads to Another

    • Resource ID: TXLS208
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students apply their understanding of the text in order to retell the plot sequence.

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    Analyzing Data Using a Dot Plot

    • Resource ID: TXLS119-0
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    Students will construct a dot plot using data collected on the faces of a cube after it is rolled. Students will then use a key to change the data to represent a larger population.

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    Consonant Blends

    • Resource ID: TXLS074-0
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students will focus on initial blends using multiple opportunities for multisensory responses to recognize, sort, and blend sounds.

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    Adding Fractions on a Number Line

    • Resource ID: TXLS113-0
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Math

    Students will work collaboratively in small groups to create number lines, and then use those number lines to model a real-world situation.

  11. Texas Lesson Study

    Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations

    • Resource ID: TXLS012-0
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Students will use various materials to create models of two-step equations. Then, they will take an equation, create their own model, and solve for the variable from the model.

  12. Equations and Inequalities

    • Resource ID: TXLS034-0
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Using a graphic organizer, students will write and solve a one-variable, two-step equation using the distributive property. They also will draw a picture and justify their solution.

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    Does Paper Have Volume?

    • Resource ID: TXLS029-0
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Students will be involved in a problem-solving lesson to determine if paper has volume, find the volume of a piece of paper and a ream of paper, and determine how many pieces of paper will fit inside their classroom.

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    Open House: Challenger Oaks—Geometry by Design

    • Resource ID: TXLS170
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Math

    Teachers will engage their students in classifying 2-dimensional shapes through a real-world experience. Students will review, design, and use technology as they classify figures using common attributes.

  15. Summarizing as a Reading Strategy

    • Resource ID: TXLS104
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students work collaboratively using reading and comprehension skills to demonstrate their mastery of summarizing a text or piece of literature. 


    Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Vertical Alignment

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