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The NEW TEKS Checklist cards are designed to make sure all aspects of the TEKS are covered in both classroom instruction, as well as, assessments.

Elementary

Reading

Practice Books

These books will start with small passages to focus instructionally on each concept. The last third of the books contain longer passages integrating the different concepts in the questions. The informative and some of the narrative passages contain knowledge from the Science TEKS so both the science and reading TEKS are addressed.

We have increased the level of Critical Thinking by incorporating more Implied questioning and along with the test formatted distracter choices, we have included open ended questioning.

Assessment Books

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)
  • Four CBAs of 20 Questions EAch(SE)
  • Answer Form (SE), Answer Key (TE)
  • 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.


TEKS Checklist (Grades K - English II)

The TEKS Checklists combine an in-depth understanding of the TEKS along with vertically aligned expectations from adjoining grade levels. This tool was developed by teachers for teachers as a must-have road map!

Wondering what to do for RtI? The vertical alignment helps teachers to understand the concepts that were taught in the previous grade in an effort to determine a place to start.

The TEKS Checklist cards are designed to ensure all aspects of the TEKS are covered in both classroom instruction, as well as, assessments.

TEKS Checklists Contain:

  • TEKS Breakdown for ALL TEKS, including those not tested and Process TEKS
  • Essentials with pointers and tips for each TEKS
  • Vertical alignment for each TEKS
  • Verb Glossary

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