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Ch 2: First Grade TEKS

About This Chapter

Most school districts require teachers to design curriculum in line with state standards, but info on applying the standards in your classroom may not always be clear. This chapter helps first grade teachers get a better grasp on TEKS compliance.

First Grade TEKS - Chapter Summary

Our instructors have designed this chapter to give first grade teachers in Texas a plan for how they can more easily and accurately apply TEKS standards to their classroom. A few of the topics addressed in this chapter include:

  • Techniques for making 1st grade math lessons with TEKS
  • Applying TEKS standards to general curriculum planning
  • Using state standards to develop 1st grade science lessons
  • Aligning social studies activities with TEKS
  • Building TEKS-compliant reading lessons

When you open up any one of these lessons, you can be certain that the information presented will work in your classroom, because these lessons have been designed by fellow educators who understand the concerns of first grade teachers. In addition, the article-style lessons are organized with useful headers and linear formats, making these lessons easy to understand and use.

How It Helps

  • Improves student engagement: These teaching resources offer you many strategies for incorporating TEKS standards into your curriculum, which can help your students stay on track and stay focused in your classroom.
  • Make standards easier to understand: By viewing the standards here together with teaching strategies, it can help you see the standards differently and improve how you apply the standards to your lesson planning.
  • Offers helpful strategies: It's easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to designing TEKS-compliant curriculum, but our helpful strategies give you a solid plan you can use immediately.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be ready to:

  • Describe techniques for using TEKS to build 1st grade math lessons
  • Explain curriculum planning strategies that promote the required standards
  • Identify the 1st grade TEKS standards for science curriculum
  • Offer examples for social studies activities in line with TEKS
  • Point out reading lessons that encourage state standards

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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