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About Standards

Standards explanation. Given a situation that can be modeled by a quadratic function or the graph of a quadratic function the student will determine the domain.

TEKS Number
Student Expectation
1(3)(B)
make predictions based on observable patterns; and
1(3)(B)
describe and measure calendar time by days, weeks, months, and years; and
1(3)(B)
use objects and pictorial models to solve word problems involving joining, separating, and comparing sets within 20 and unknowns as any one of the terms in the problem such as 2 + 4 = [ ]; 3 + [ ] = 7; and 5 = [ ] - 3
1(3)(C)
use common syllabication patterns to decode words, including:
1(3)(C)
describe what scientists do.
1(3)(C)
create a calendar and simple timeline.
1(3)(C)
compose 10 with two or more addends with and without concrete objects

Making Ten is Easy as Pie!

  • Lesson Study ID: TXLS021
  • Grade Range: 1
  • Subject: Math

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.

K–2 Diagnostic Assessments

  • Resource ID: MATH_RA_K2
  • Grade Range: K–2
  • Subject: Math

This resource provides two types of diagnostic tools available to K–2 math teachers: a rapid assessment tool and a flexible interview assessment.

1(3)(C)(i)
use common syllabication patterns to decode words, including: closed syllable (CVC) (e.g., mat, rab-bit);

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

1(3)(C)(ii)
use common syllabication patterns to decode words, including: open syllable (CV) (e.g., he, ba-by);

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

1(3)(C)(iii)
use common syllabication patterns to decode words, including: final stable syllable (e.g., ap-ple, a-ble);

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

1(3)(C)(iv)
use common syllabication patterns to decode words, including: vowel-consonant-silent 'e' words (VCe) (e.g., kite, hide);

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

1(3)(C)(v)
use common syllabication patterns to decode words, including: vowel digraphs and diphthongs (e.g., boy-hood, oat-meal); and

Road Trip—OY

  • Resource ID: PBS436
  • Grade Range: K–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Charlotte and Henry play a game collecting and comparing words which use the "oi" and the "oy" letter combinations. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, spelling, pronunciation, and decoding.

Tips from the Playground: OU/OW

  • Resource ID: PBS433
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Reggie discusses the pronunciation of "ou" and "ow," and how to figure out which one goes in which word. He uses the phrase "oh you go first" to demonstrate that "ou" will be used when the sound appears in the first syllable of the word

Road Trip—OO

  • Resource ID: PBS431
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Charlotte and Henry play a game comparing words which use the "oo" letter combination and the different sounds they make. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, speeling, pronunciation, and decoding.

Bananas | The Electric Company

  • Resource ID: PBS402
  • Grade Range: K–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Learn about the vocabulary words binoculars, discover, observe, flustered, and admit with The Electric Company when family members need assistance. Annie's Uncle Sigmund needs The Electric Company's help to talk to an old friend who has come back to visit the neighborhood.

Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: UE

  • Resource ID: PBS393
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Shock and James play "True or Not True" using words that contain the letters "ue" to demonstrate the sound made by that letter combination. The goal of this resource is reading, sight-reading, spelling, and decoding.

Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: AI

  • Resource ID: PBS392
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Shock and Lisa rap using words that contain the "ai" vowel combination. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, decoding, and pronunciation.

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

Music Video: Jessica & Shock—"IE" Song

  • Resource ID: PBS337
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Shock and Jessica rap and beatbox about how to pronounce the "ie" vowel combination. This resource teaches decoding, reading, and sight-reading.
Screen reader support enabled.

Road Trip—Long U

  • Resource ID: PBS331
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Knowing that "ew" and "u" produce the same sound, Henry and Charlotte play a game collecting words using those letters/letter combinations from signs and billboards along the road.

1(3)(C)(vi)
use common syllabication patterns to decode words, including: r-controlled vowel sounds (e.g., tar); including er, ir, ur, ar, and or;

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

Words from the Wild: R

  • Resource ID: PBS329
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Jahreese identifies words containing the letter "r" around his neighborhood in Harlem. This resource teaches reading, decoding, spelling, and vocabulary.

1(3)(D)
decode words with common spelling patterns (e.g., -ink, -onk, -ick);

Mighty Bright Knight | The Electric Company

  • Resource ID: PBS418
  • Grade Range: K–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Learn about the vocabulary words individual, opponent, merit, fortunately, and unfortunately with The Electric Company when a competition almost goes too far. Jessica and Manny compete to win the last copy of their favorite comic book, Mighty Bright Knight. 

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

1(3)(D)
apply basic fact strategies to add and subtract within 20, including making 10 and decomposing a number leading to a 10

Addition and Subtraction Grades K–1

  • Resource ID: T2T02
  • Grade Range: K–1
  • Subject: Math

Learn about the vertical connection between the kindergarten and first grade addition and subtraction TEKS.

1(3)(E)
read base words with inflectional endings (e.g., plurals, past tenses);

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

1(3)(E)
explain strategies used to solve addition and subtraction problems up to 20 using spoken words, objects, pictorial models, and number sentences

Subtraction Seekers

  • Lesson Study ID: TXLS091
  • Grade Range: 1
  • Subject: Math

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.

Addition and Subtraction Grades K–1

  • Resource ID: T2T02
  • Grade Range: K–1
  • Subject: Math

Learn about the vertical connection between the kindergarten and first grade addition and subtraction TEKS.

1(3)(F)
use knowledge of the meaning of base words to identify and read common compound words (e.g., football, popcorn, daydream);
1(3)(F)
generate and solve problem situations when given a number sentence involving addition or subtraction of numbers within 20
1(3)(G)
identify and read contractions (e.g., isn't, can't);
1(3)(H)
identify and read at least 100 high-frequency words from a commonly used list; and

Marvin K. Mooney Activity

  • Resource ID: PBS412
  • Grade Range: K–5
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this activity, students get to combine the world of literacy and physical movement! As the teacher reads the book “Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now” by Dr. Seuss, students listen carefully 

Sight Word Spelling

  • Resource ID: PBS407
  • Grade Range: K–2
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this lesson students explore with movement and creativity to make words come alive! Using sight word flashcards, students use their bodies to spell out simple sight words. 

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

1(3)(I)
monitor accuracy of decoding.

Music Video: Chunking

  • Resource ID: PBS397
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Jessica and Shock rap about chunking, a method used to break down multi-syllable words. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, decoding, and spelling.

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

1(4)(A)
confirm predictions about what will happen next in text by 'reading the part that tells';

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

1(4)(A)
collect, record, and compare information using tools, including computers, hand lenses, primary balances, cups, bowls, magnets, collecting nets, notebooks, and safety goggles; timing devices, including clocks and timers; non-standard measuring items such as paper clips and clothespins; weather instruments such as classroom demonstration thermometers and wind socks; and materials to support observations of habitats of organisms such as aquariums and terrariums; and
1(4)(A)
locate places using the four cardinal directions; and
1(4)(A)
identify U.S. coins, including pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, by value and describe the relationships among them
1(4)(B)
ask relevant questions, seek clarification, and locate facts and details about stories and other texts; and

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

1(4)(B)
measure and compare organisms and objects using non-standard units.
1(4)(B)
describe the location of self and objects relative to other locations in the classroom and school.
1(4)(B)
write a number with the cent symbol to describe the value of a coin
1(4)(C)
establish purpose for reading selected texts and monitor comprehension, making corrections and adjustments when that understanding breaks down (e.g., identifying clues, using background knowledge, generating questions, re-reading a portion aloud).

Fitness Bingo

  • Resource ID: PBS424
  • Grade Range: K–5
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

This activity is similar to traditional bingo. Each student gets a fitness bingo card. Creating space between them and their peers, students will act out the exercise if they have it on their bingo card. 

Waddle

  • Resource ID: PBS421
  • Grade Range: K–5
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Get your students up and moving in this Kindergarten through 5th grade activity that connects literacy, creativity and movement! Students act out different animals in the book “Waddle” as the teacher reads aloud. 

Minute to Win It

  • Resource ID: PBS423
  • Grade Range: K–5
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity is based on the popular game show, Minute to Win It! Students form into groups of 4-5 and perform various exercises for one minute in order to gain points. 

Marvin K. Mooney Activity

  • Resource ID: PBS412
  • Grade Range: K–5
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this activity, students get to combine the world of literacy and physical movement! As the teacher reads the book “Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now” by Dr. Seuss, students listen carefully 

Education | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS384
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Teaching reading is a complex process that draws upon an extensive knowledge base and repertoire of strategies. Find out more about best practices in reading instruction and why so many are concerned that our teachers aren't prepared to teach in today's classrooms.

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

Intervention | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS366
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a 3-tier framework schools can adopt to identify and help struggling learners—before they fail. 

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

Reading Strategies

  • Resource ID: PBS328
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

This resource group teaches students a wide variety of reading strategies. It touches on such issues as careful reading and follow-through, context clues, capitalization, transition words, features of printed text, and the relationship between text and illustration.

1(4)(C)
use relationships to count by twos, fives, and tens to determine the value of a collection of pennies, nickels, and/or dimes

K–2 Diagnostic Assessments

  • Resource ID: MATH_RA_K2
  • Grade Range: K–2
  • Subject: Math

This resource provides two types of diagnostic tools available to K–2 math teachers: a rapid assessment tool and a flexible interview assessment.

1(5)
Students read grade-level text with fluency and comprehension. Students are expected to read aloud grade-level appropriate text with fluency (rate, accuracy, expression, appropriate phrasing) and comprehension.

Waddle

  • Resource ID: PBS421
  • Grade Range: K–5
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Get your students up and moving in this Kindergarten through 5th grade activity that connects literacy, creativity and movement! Students act out different animals in the book “Waddle” as the teacher reads aloud. 

Marvin K. Mooney Activity

  • Resource ID: PBS412
  • Grade Range: K–5
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this activity, students get to combine the world of literacy and physical movement! As the teacher reads the book “Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now” by Dr. Seuss, students listen carefully 

Magician's Apprentice | WordGirl

  • Resource ID: PBS405
  • Grade Range: 1–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Becky gets roped into joining a magician's act.

Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS377
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
 

Comprehension | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS376
  • Grade Range: K–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

One reading researcher describes reading comprehension as the "essence of reading." Find out more about how to improve reading comprehension for all students--from young preschoolers to students who are struggling and children with learning disabilities.

Activities | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS367
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Need some ideas for reading-based activities you can do with children? This section offers suggestions to help parents, teachers, preschool teachers, and childcare providers fill kids' days with fun and stimulating reading and writing activities.

Music Video: Reading with Feeling

  • Resource ID: PBS354
  • Grade Range: K–5
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

The Burnham Brothers sing "Reading with Feeling," a song explaining the importance of reading with the feelings ascribed to the characters and events. This resource teaches reading techniques and fluency.

The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

  • Resource ID: PBS338
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
Screen reader support enabled.

1(5)(A)
classify objects by observable properties of the materials from which they are made such as larger and smaller, heavier and lighter, shape, color, and texture; and
1(5)(A)
create and use simple maps such as maps of the home, classroom, school, and community; and
1(5)(A)
recite numbers forward and backward from any given number between 1 and 120
1(5)(B)
predict and identify changes in materials caused by heating and cooling such as ice melting, water freezing, and water evaporating.
1(5)(B)
locate the community, Texas, and the United States on maps and globes.
1(5)(B)
skip count by twos, fives, and tens to determine the total number of objects up to 120 in a set

K–2 Diagnostic Assessments

  • Resource ID: MATH_RA_K2
  • Grade Range: K–2
  • Subject: Math

This resource provides two types of diagnostic tools available to K–2 math teachers: a rapid assessment tool and a flexible interview assessment.

1(5)(C)
use relationships to determine the number that is 10 more and 10 less than a given number up to 120
1(5)(D)
represent word problems involving addition and subtraction of whole numbers up to 20 using concrete and pictorial models and number sentences

Humpty Dumpty's Mystery Fall

  • Lesson Study ID: TXLS056
  • Grade Range: 1
  • Subject: Math

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.

Addition and Subtraction Grades K–1

  • Resource ID: T2T02
  • Grade Range: K–1
  • Subject: Math

Learn about the vertical connection between the kindergarten and first grade addition and subtraction TEKS.

1(5)(E)
understand that the equal sign represents a relationship where expressions on each side of the equal sign represent the same value(s)
1(5)(F)
determine the unknown whole number in an addition or subtraction equation when the unknown may be any one of the three or four terms in the equation

Humpty Dumpty's Mystery Fall

  • Lesson Study ID: TXLS056
  • Grade Range: 1
  • Subject: Math

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.

1(5)(G)
apply properties of operations to add and subtract two or three numbers

Making Ten and Applying Properties of Operations

  • Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_01_001
  • Grade Range: 1
  • Subject: Math

In these activities students will explore and identify patterns in related addition and subtractions number sentences.

1(6)(A)
identify words that name actions (verbs) and words that name persons, places, or things (nouns);

Intervention | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

  • Resource ID: PBS366
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a 3-tier framework schools can adopt to identify and help struggling learners—before they fail. 

Reading Strategies

  • Resource ID: PBS328
  • Grade Range: 1–3
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

This resource group teaches students a wide variety of reading strategies. It touches on such issues as careful reading and follow-through, context clues, capitalization, transition words, features of printed text, and the relationship between text and illustration.

1(6)(A)
identify and discuss how different forms of energy such as light, heat, and sound are important to everyday life;

Energy in Everyday Life

  • Resource ID: K4SCI001
  • Grade Range: 1
  • Subject: Science

This resource provides sample activities for teachers to use in helping students to identify and discuss how different forms of energy such as light, heat, and sound are important to everyday life.

1(6)(A)
identify and describe the physical characteristics of places such as landforms, bodies of water, natural resources, and weather;
1(6)(A)
classify and sort regular and irregular two-dimensional shapes based on attributes using informal geometric language

K–2 Diagnostic Assessments

  • Resource ID: MATH_RA_K2
  • Grade Range: K–2
  • Subject: Math

This resource provides two types of diagnostic tools available to K–2 math teachers: a rapid assessment tool and a flexible interview assessment.

1(6)(B)
determine the meaning of compound words using knowledge of the meaning of their individual component words (e.g., lunchtime);
1(6)(B)
predict and describe how a magnet can be used to push or pull an object;

Magnets Push and Pull

  • Resource ID: R4SCI0049
  • Grade Range: 1
  • Subject: Science

A Tier 1 force and motion instructional resource for grade 1.