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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.

Aligned to TEKS content
S.K.3
Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student knows that information and critical thinking are used in scientific problem solving. The student is expected to:
M.K.2
Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to understand how to represent and compare whole numbers, the relative position and magnitude of whole numbers, and relationships within the numeration system. The student is expected to:
SS.K.4.B
locate places on the school campus and describe their relative locations; and
PK.I.B.1.c
The child comments on the sequence of the day’s events (“After centers, it’s time to go outside.”).
S.K.3.A
identify and explain a problem such as the impact of littering and propose a solution;
PBS Learning Media

Read a Good Book: Creature Craft | IPTV KIDS Clubhouse

  • Resource ID: PBS426
  • Grade Range: PreK–2
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Clubhouse friends visit their local library to read and discover more about birds. In this segment, kids take on the role of a bird and create a nest. Working in teams, kids apply their problem solving skills to create birds' nests without using their hands.

PBS Learning Media

Motion of the Ocean | Nature Cat

  • Resource ID: PBS438
  • Grade Range: PreK–3
  • Subject: Science

Sing along with Nature Cat, Nature Dog, and their friends and learn about how the ocean currents work with this “Motion of the Ocean” song! From the Nature Cat: Ocean Commotion special.

PBS Learning Media

How to Travel Around the World | Nature Cat

  • Resource ID: PBS439
  • Grade Range: K–3
  • Subject: Science

In this fun clip from Nature Cat: Ocean Commotion, Nature Dog and Sputnik form an unlikely alliance to rescue Mr. Chewinsky and in the process, they find out whether it’s possible to travel around the world using only the ocean currents.

PBS Learning Media

Nature Cat | The Treasure of Bad Dog Bart

  • Resource ID: PBS445
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: Early Childhood

While digging a hole to bury his bone, Hal uncovers Bad Dog Bart's treasure map. Legend has it that Bag Dog Bart stole the neighborhood dogs' toys, and buried them in a treasure chest for himself! 

PBS Learning Media

A Nature Hike | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

  • Resource ID: PBS318
  • Grade Range: PreK–K
  • Subject: Science

Come on a nature hike with Evie as she explores the woods in her real neighborhood. Carefully Evie and her nature guide explore off trail, looking at plants using a magnifying glass and searching for creatures in a nearby creek.

M.K.2.A
count forward and backward to at least 20 with and without objects;
SS.K.4.C
identify tools that aid in determining location, including maps and globes.
PBS Learning Media

Activity: Episode 117: Little Red Riding Hood | Super Why!

  • Resource ID: PBS267
  • Grade Range: PreK–2
  • Subject: Early Childhood

Make a map of your street by drawing and writing.

PK.I.B.1.d
The child goes to the daily schedule chart and points out what comes next.
S.K.3.B
make predictions based on observable patterns in nature; and
M.K.2.B
read, write, and represent whole numbers from 0 to at least 20 with and without objects or pictures;
Revised Mathematics TEKS

Representing Whole Number Quantities

  • Resource ID: TEKS12_MATH_K_001
  • Grade Range: K
  • Subject: Math

This activity provides an opportunity for students to represent whole numbers with pictures.

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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.

SS.K.5
Geography. The student understands physical and human characteristics of place. The student is expected to:
PK.I.B.2
Behavior Control - Child takes care of and manages classroom materials.
S.K.3.C
explore that scientists investigate different things in the natural world and use tools to help in their investigations.
M.K.2.C
count a set of objects up to at least 20 and demonstrate that the last number said tells the number of objects in the set regardless of their arrangement or order;
SS.K.5.A
identify the physical characteristics of place such as landforms, bodies of water, natural resources, and weather; and
PK.I.B.2.a
The child appropriately handles materials during activities.
S.K.4
Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses age-appropriate tools and models to investigate the natural world. The student is expected to:
M.K.2.D
recognize instantly the quantity of a small group of objects in organized and random arrangements;
SS.K.5.B
identify how the human characteristics of place such as ways of earning a living, shelter, clothing, food, and activities are based upon geographic location.
PK.I.B.2.b
The child cleans up and puts materials away in appropriate places (places a puzzle back into its labeled spot).
S.K.4.A
collect information using tools, including computing devices, hand lenses, primary balances, cups, bowls, magnets, collecting nets, and notebooks; timing devices; non-standard measuring items; weather instruments such as demonstration thermometers; and materials to support observations of habitats of organisms such as terrariums and aquariums; and
PBS Learning Media

Read a Good Book: Creature Craft | IPTV KIDS Clubhouse

  • Resource ID: PBS426
  • Grade Range: PreK–2
  • Subject: ELA & Reading

Clubhouse friends visit their local library to read and discover more about birds. In this segment, kids take on the role of a bird and create a nest. Working in teams, kids apply their problem solving skills to create birds' nests without using their hands.

PBS Learning Media

Motion of the Ocean | Nature Cat

  • Resource ID: PBS438
  • Grade Range: PreK–3
  • Subject: Science

Sing along with Nature Cat, Nature Dog, and their friends and learn about how the ocean currents work with this “Motion of the Ocean” song! From the Nature Cat: Ocean Commotion special.

PBS Learning Media

How to Travel Around the World | Nature Cat

  • Resource ID: PBS439
  • Grade Range: K–3
  • Subject: Science

In this fun clip from Nature Cat: Ocean Commotion, Nature Dog and Sputnik form an unlikely alliance to rescue Mr. Chewinsky and in the process, they find out whether it’s possible to travel around the world using only the ocean currents.

PBS Learning Media

Nature Cat | The Treasure of Bad Dog Bart

  • Resource ID: PBS445
  • Grade Range: K–4
  • Subject: Early Childhood

While digging a hole to bury his bone, Hal uncovers Bad Dog Bart's treasure map. Legend has it that Bag Dog Bart stole the neighborhood dogs' toys, and buried them in a treasure chest for himself! 

PBS Learning Media

A Nature Hike | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

  • Resource ID: PBS318
  • Grade Range: PreK–K
  • Subject: Science

Come on a nature hike with Evie as she explores the woods in her real neighborhood. Carefully Evie and her nature guide explore off trail, looking at plants using a magnifying glass and searching for creatures in a nearby creek.

Scientifically Magnetic!

  • Lesson Study ID: TXLS060
  • Grade Range: K
  • Subject: Science

Students will review the steps of the scientific method and conduct an investigation that involves sorting magnetic and nonmagnetic objects.

M.K.2.E
generate a set using concrete and pictorial models that represents a number that is more than, less than, and equal to a given number up to 20;
SS.K.6
Economics. The student understands that basic human needs and wants are met in many ways. The student is expected to:
PK.I.B.2.c
The child puts away his belongings in his personal space.
S.K.4.B
use the senses as a tool of observation to identify properties and patterns of organisms, objects, and events in the environment.
M.K.2.F
generate a number that is one more than or one less than another number up to at least 20;
SS.K.6.A
identify basic human needs of food, clothing, and shelter;
PK.I.B.3
Behavior Control - Child regulates his own behavior with occasional reminders or assistance from teacher.
S.K.5
Matter and energy. The student knows that objects have properties and patterns. The student is expected to:
M.K.2.G
compare sets of objects up to at least 20 in each set using comparative language;
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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.

SS.K.6.B
explain the difference between needs and wants; and
PK.I.B.3.a
The child responds to signals for transitioning from one activity to another.
S.K.5.A
observe and record properties of objects, including bigger or smaller, heavier or lighter, shape, color, and texture; and
M.K.2.H
use comparative language to describe two numbers up to 20 presented as written numerals; and
SS.K.6.C
explain how basic human needs can be met such as through self-producing, purchasing, and trading.
PK.I.B.3.b
The child communicates appropriately to make needs known.
S.K.5.B
observe, record, and discuss how materials can be changed by heating or cooling.
M.K.2.I
compose and decompose numbers up to 10 with objects and pictures.
SS.K.7
Economics. The student understands the value of jobs. The student is expected to:
PK.I.B.3.c
The child waits for her turn (waits patiently at the water fountain for a classmate to finish drinking; selects another learning center when the learning center of her first choice is full).
S.K.6
Force, motion, and energy. The student knows that energy, force, and motion are related and are a part of their everyday life. The student is expected to:
M.K.3
Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to develop an understanding of addition and subtraction situations in order to solve problems. The student is expected to:
SS.K.7.A
identify jobs in the home, school, and community; and
PBS Learning Media

Saying Goodbye at School | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

  • Resource ID: PBS292
  • Grade Range: PreK–K
  • Subject: Early Childhood

In this Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood video excerpt, Dad Tiger explains to Daniel Tiger that he must go to work. Daniel is sad, but Dad reassures him that "grownups come back." The learning goal of this clip is to help children deal with separation.

PBS Learning Media

When You Feel So Mad That You Want to Roar: Strategy Song and Activity | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

  • Resource ID: PBS303
  • Grade Range: PreK–K
  • Subject: Early Childhood

In this video excerpt, Daniel Tiger and his friends sing a song about conquering anger by counting to four. 

PBS Learning Media

The Babysitter Arrives | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

  • Resource ID: PBS317
  • Grade Range: PreK–K
  • Subject: Early Childhood

Saying goodbye to his Mom and Dad is difficult for Daniel Tiger, especially as they are leaving him with a new babysitter. In this video clip, Daniel Tiger grows to understand that his parents are going to come back and that a babysitter can be a person to share imaginative adventures with.

PBS Learning Media

Blast Off! | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

  • Resource ID: PBS319
  • Grade Range: PreK–K
  • Subject: Early Childhood

Miss Elaina gets upset when her pretend cardboard spaceship breaks, and she doesn’t want to play any longer. But Daniel reminds her, it doesn't matter what toy they play with, because he came to play with her, not her toys.

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Fruit Game | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

  • Resource ID: PBS324
  • Grade Range: PreK–K
  • Subject: Early Childhood

Daniel Tiger and his friends go on a picnic and sing a fun alphabet song to pick out their favorite fruit to eat as a snack. Learn what letter certain fruits begin with.

PBS Learning Media

Musical Instruments | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

  • Resource ID: PBS327
  • Grade Range: PreK–K
  • Subject: Early Childhood

Four young children learn about music and instruments in this live-action Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood video clip. Kids will learn how drums, trumpets, violins, and guitars sound. Adults demonstrate how to play the instruments first, and then the children give each one a try.

PK.I.B.3.d
The child refrains from impulsive responses (waits her turn to be called on during group discussion, requests materials rather than grabbing them).
S.K.6.A
use the senses to explore different forms of energy such as light, thermal, and sound;
Science

Energy is Everywhere

  • Resource ID: K4SCI00K
  • Grade Range: K
  • Subject: Science

This resource provides sample activities for teachers to use in helping students to explore different forms of energy such as light, heat, and sound.

M.K.3.A
model the action of joining to represent addition and the action of separating to represent subtraction;
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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.

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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.

SS.K.7.B
explain why people have jobs.
PK.I.B.3.e
The child refrains from aggressive behavior toward peers or self.
S.K.6.B
explore interactions between magnets and various materials;

Scientifically Magnetic!

  • Lesson Study ID: TXLS060
  • Grade Range: K
  • Subject: Science

Students will review the steps of the scientific method and conduct an investigation that involves sorting magnetic and nonmagnetic objects.

M.K.3.B
solve word problems using objects and drawings to find sums up to 10 and differences within 10; and
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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.