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Seventh Grade TEKS - Chapter Summary
This chapter shows Texas teachers and educators how to align their seventh grade courses to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards. The chapter goes over the following concepts:
- Planning seventh grade curricula
- Aligning science, history, reading and math topics to seventh grade TEKS standards
- Using TEKS in a seventh grade social studies curriculum
These short and engaging lessons will help you effectively plan and teach a variety of seventh grade TEKS subjects. You can study each lesson in the chapter and supplement your understanding of the material with lesson transcripts and interactive self-assessment quizzes. You can make sure you fully understand seventh grade TEKS concepts by taking the final chapter exam.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: You'll become aware of TEKS standards for several academic subjects.
- Helps plan curricula: You'll learn how to align your subject-specific curricula with TEKS.
- Enhances student understanding: By studying these lessons, you'll be able to effectively teach and engage your seventh grade students in classroom lectures and discussion.
After studying these lessons, you'll be able to:
- Create seventh-grade syllabi for multiple academic subjects
- Align several subjects to TEKS standards
- Use TEKS in your seventh grade classes
1. Seventh Grade Curriculum Planning with TEKS
As a seventh-grade teacher in Texas, you are in charge of making sure your curriculum aligns with TEKS. This lesson helps you think about how to make sure you and your grade team meet the standards across the subject areas.
2. Aligning 7th Grade Science with TEKS
Teaching science involves juggling knowledge from a number of different areas. This lesson helps you organize your curriculum by looking at how you can align it with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills standards.
3. Aligning 7th Grade History with TEKS
As a teacher in Texas, you understand the importance of aligning your curriculum and instruction with TEKS. This lesson focuses on seventh grade history and helps you understand how you can build a curriculum that meets the standards.
4. Aligning Lessons with 7th Grade Reading TEKS
The TEKS are required standards in Texas for each subject area and grade level. This lesson will explain where to locate the TEKS, how to understand them, and how to align and implement them into your curriculum.
5. Aligning 7th Grade Social Studies with TEKS
As a seventh grade social studies teacher in Texas, you understand the importance of aligning your work with TEKS. This lesson offers an overview of the standards with an eye toward helping you map out your curriculum.
6. Aligning 7th Grade Math with TEKS
Teaching middle school math does not have to feel overwhelming! Though you have a lot to cover in a year, some strong planning can make all the difference. This lesson will help you align your seventh-grade math curriculum with the TEKS standards.
7. Social Studies TEKS: Curriculum Planning & Alignment
If you are a teacher in Texas, you understand how important it is to align the curriculum with TEKS. This lesson offers some ideas for how to plan and align your social studies curriculum.
8. Using TEKS in Social Studies Curriculum
If you teach social studies in Texas, you know how important it is to understand TEKS. This lesson offers some insight into how you can use TEKS to enhance your curriculum.
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