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Using interactives, students will demonstrate that gravity is the force that governs the motion of our solar system.
Potential and Kinetic Energy
This resource provides Tier I instruction ideas for Grade 6+ science teachers in the area of potential and kinetic energy.
Introduction to Plate Tectonics
This resource is intended to use for Tier I classroom instruction.
Interactive Math Glossary
Matter and Energy—Chemical Reactions
Given descriptions or illustrations, students will investigate how evidence of chemical reactions indicates that new substances with different properties are formed.
Applying the Order of Operations
Given a numerical expression including whole number exponents and prime factorization, students will use the order of operations to generate an equivalent expression.
Generating Equivalent Forms of Rational Numbers
Given information about a rational number in one form (fraction, decimal, or percent) in a real-world context such as financial mathematics, students will generate an equivalent rational number in a different form.
Understand New Vocabulary Using Roots and Affixes (English 6 Reading)
You will learn how to determine the meaning of grade-level academic English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes.
Elements and Compounds
This resource provides flexible alternative or additional learning opportunities for students to differentiate between elements and compounds on the most basic level, Science TEKS (6)(5)(C).
Understand New Vocabulary Within Context (English 6 Reading)
You will learn how to use context (e.g., cause and effect or compare and contrast organizational text structures) to determine or clarify the meaning of unfamiliar or multiple-meaning words.
Themes in Literary Texts (English 6 Reading)
You will learn how to infer the implicit theme in a work of fiction, distinguish theme from topic, and make complex inferences using textual evidence.
Imagery and Figurative Language
Using textual evidence, you will be able to explain how authors create meaning through stylistic elements and figurative language emphasizing the use of personification, hyperbole, and refrains in prose and poetry.
You will be able to identify the literary language and devices used in memoirs and personal narratives and compare their characteristics with those of an autobiography.
Summarize Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)
You will learn how to summarize the main ideas and supporting details in text and understand that a summary does not include opinions.
Make Inferences in Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)
You will be able to explain how different organizational patterns (e.g., proposition and support, problem and solution) develop the main idea and the author’s viewpoint.
Synthesize Ideas in Informational/Expository Texts (English 6 Reading)
You will learn how to synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres (including literary text) and support the findings with textual evidence.
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Write an Expository and/or Procedural Text (English 6 Writing)
You will learn how to write an expository/procedural text with a variety of sentence structures, rhetorical devices, transitions, appropriate facts, and details.
Make Connections Between and Across Literary Texts
You will learn how to make connections between and across texts, including other media (e.g., film, play), and provide textual evidence.
You will learn the importance of graphical elements (e.g., capital letters, line length, word position) in the meaning of a poem.