1. ### The Characteristics of the Mystery Letter "H"

• Resource ID: TXLS063-0
• Grade Range: K
• Subject: ELA & Reading

Students will identify and apply characteristics of an alphabetical letter (mystery letter Hh) through various hands-on activities and cooperative group work.

2. ### Birthday Conundrum

• Resource ID: TXLS025-0
• Grade Range: 3
• Subject: Math

Students will work together to determine the amount of each snack item it will take to feed the guests at a birthday party using different methods of multiplication representation.

3. ### Just Graph It!

• Resource ID: TXLS030-0
• Grade Range: 3
• Subject: Math

Students will be involved in a problem solving lesson in which they are to visually represent previously collected survey data.

4. ### 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.

5. ### Modeling the Path of Digestion

• Resource ID: TXLS139
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: Science

Students model the path of digestion using household items.

6. ### 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.

7. ### 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.

8. ### 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.

9. ### 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.

10. ### 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.

11. ### 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.

12. ### 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.

13. ### 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.

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14. ### Discovering the Ratio of Pi

• Resource ID: TXLS031A-0
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: Math

Students will discover the ratio of pi by relating the circumference to the diameter of various circles. Students will use this ratio to approximate the formulas for circumference.

15. ### Volume of Triangular Prisms

• Resource ID: TXLS045-0
• Grade Range: 7
• Subject: Math

Students will use hands-on manipulatives to discover the connection between the shape of the base and the height to determine the volume of a prism.

16. ### DNA Sequencing

• Resource ID: TXLS128-0
• Grade Range: 9
• Subject: Science

In this lesson, students will investigate how gene expression is a regulated process controlled by DNA and the interpretations of codons through translation.