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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

Science

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

5th Science books cover all TEKS that are tested on the 5th grade STAAR test.  The 5th Grade Science Book contains the following sections:

  • Safety Practices (SE and TE)
  • Scientific History (SE and TE)
  • STAAR Practice Problems (SE)
  • Vocabulary per TEKS (SE and TE)
  • Word of the Day (SE)
  • Problem of the Day with emphasis on Readiness TEKS (SE and TE)
  • Practice Problems that are both open ended and STAAR type (SE)
  • Graphical Organizers for the Readiness TEKS (SE and TE)
  • Answer Key (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.


TEKS Checklist (Grades K - Biology)

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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