• 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.

    • Resource ID: TXLS124-0
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Icon image Summarization Routine

    Teacher will teach the routine of summarization by modeling with a short passage. The teacher will then have students practice in partners and have students share. Next, students will try writing a summary of their own. Students will use the rubric created by the teacher to make sure they have met the requirements of a well-written summary.

    • Resource ID: TXLS121-0
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Polygons and Quadrilaterals

    Learners will engage in higher level thinking and student-centered activities by building on prior knowledge of geometry, actively listening to a polygon story, and applying the new vocabulary through various hands-on rotations.

    • Resource ID: TXLS133-0
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Give a Hoot . . . Fraction Scoot

    Students will add and subtract unlike denominators using pictorial models and manipulatives. During the lesson, they will use both group and independent work to build confidence as they use a variety of formative assessments to check for understanding. The final activity in the lesson has both application of the concepts being taught and a personal reflection of understanding. 

    • Resource ID: TXLS123-0
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Icon image Text Evidence and the Moral Lesson

    Teacher will read How Spiders Got Eight Legs as a read-aloud. Students will write notes about what they think the moral is. Students will collaborate in groups to determine what they think the moral lesson is. Students will reread, highlight, and write the text evidence that identifies the moral lesson.

    • Resource ID: TXLS108-0
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Finding Common Denominators

    Students will work collaboratively to explore and sketch solutions to real-world addition problems involving fractions with unlike denominators. Students will be given the opportunity to use manipulatives and participate in group discussions to reflect on their learning.
     

    • Resource ID: TXLS062-0
    • Grade Range: 4–5
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Young Architects

    Students will explore area by finding square footage of the “dream home” they designed. They will use any method with which they feel confident, using skills that have been previously taught.

    • Resource ID: TXLS078-0
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Icon image Santa Timeline Breakout

    Students collaborate and use critical thinking to analyze resources from informational texts of various disciplines and unlock a breakout box. Once the box is unlocked, students receive a final text to summarize.

    • Resource ID: TXLS057-0
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Analyzing Bar Graphs: Candy Machines

    Working in groups, students will examine a bag of candy to determine if the machine that bags the candy is working properly. They will organize data on the colors of the candy in a frequency table and a bar graph. They will calculate the fraction of each color in the bag and compare the fractions to a quota set up by the factory to determine if the machine needs maintenance. Students will create a report about their findings, write a question that requires students to interpret data represented in a bar graph, and reflect in their journals.

    • Resource ID: TXLS051-0
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Texas Lesson Study Navigating Informational Text with Text Mapping

    Students will apply the comprehension strategy of text mapping by using a scroll to sequence and organize information. They also will describe the order of events using time order transition words.

    • Resource ID: TXLS031-0
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Math

    TXLS Logo How Does the Cookie Crumble?

    Students will self-discover how to multiply mixed numbers by using background knowledge of estimation, computations, and real world application of a recipe.

    • Resource ID: TXLS105-0
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: Math

    Laws of Exponents

    Students will discover the laws of exponents using problem-solving skills.

    • Resource ID: TXLS125-0
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Rate of Change

    The students will determine the rate of change from tables and graphs by using the slope formula. The students will discover and interpret the real-world applications of rate of change. 
     

    • Resource ID: TXLS058-0
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Icon image Outlining Our Memory

    Students will compare a silly short story to a detailed story from a previous lesson. Then, they will write a rough draft/outline about a memory using details and transition words.

    • Resource ID: TXLS037-0
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Solving Rational Equations

    Students will discuss and formulate an equation to solve an engaging real-world problem. They will use manipulatives to describe how to find the common denominator they need to solve the equation. They will break up into groups and solve for a more complicated problem.

    • Resource ID: TXLS188A
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Math

    Avoiding Common Subtraction Errors

    Students will perform an error analysis of common subtraction errors related to the standard algorithm.

    Students are working at tables to identify errors in subtraction problems

    • Resource ID: TXLS229
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Tackling Expository Text

    The students will read and summarize expository text using a graphic organizer to aid the process.

    • Resource ID: TXLS181
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Four Representations of Linear Relationships

     

     

     

     

    Given one representation of a linear relationship, students will create a poster displaying the other three representations of linear relationships.