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Practice Books (Grades 5, 6, 7, 8, Biology)

Secondary Science books are available for 6th grade through Biology.  The 8th Grade and Biology books contain all TEKS that are tested at those grade levels.  Each secondary science books contains the following sections:

  • Journaling Section (SE and TE)
  • Background Information (SE and TE)
  • STAAR Practice Problems (SE)
  • Homework Problems that are both open ended and STAAR type (SE)
  • Graphical Organizers for the Readiness TEKS (SE and TE)
  • Answer Key (TE)
  • Hands On Activities for the Readiness TEKS (TE)

All Teacher Editions are reproducible.  Student Editions are sold as consumables with a minimum order of 10 books.

Assessment Books (Grades 5, 8, Biology)

The Assessment Books provide on-target Benchmarks and Category Tests that were specifically designed to meet the blueprints provided by TEA. These books are designed to be used in conjunction with each other. The Student Edition is comprised of TWO Blueprint Benchmarks and Four Category Tests of 20 questions each. There are no repeated questions on any of the tests and each question was written specifically to address the associated TEKS.

The Assessment Bookscontain the following sections:

  • Blueprint Benchmark Forms A and B(SE)
  • Category Tests for Reporting Categories 1, 2, 3, and 4 (SE)
  • Answer Form (SE), Answer Key (TE)
  • Items Broken Down by Category (SE and TE)
  • STAAR Chart for Visual Representation of Data by Category (SE)
  • Item Analysis to be used as a follow up (TE)

All Teacher Editions (TE) are reproducible. The TE contains an answer key, an answer key by category, and the Item Analysis section that can be used as a re-teach after the Benchmark. Student Editions (SE) are sold as consumables with a minimum order of 10 books. The SE contains the two benchmarks, four category tests, answer forms, and a STAAR Chart for progress monitoring.

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