TEKS-based preparation
for the Rigorous STAAR®
Measuring Up to the TEKS
Grades 2–8
Give your students the critical practice they need with TEKS-based assessment and instruction. Designed to meet the rigor of the TEKS, Measuring Up to the TEKS is available for Reading, Writing, Mathematics and Science subject areas, in print and digital formats for English and Spanish language editions.
Measuring Up to the TEKS
READING
Measuring Up to the TEKS Reading incorporates the NEWEST Reading TEKS for rigorous instruction with attention to high level cognitive tasks. A four-part instructional approach scaffolds learning and guides students step-by-step. Student Edition:
  • Introduce concepts by connecting what students will learn; to what they may already know; to real-world examples.
  • Provides key academic vocabulary in context.
  • Scaffold learning with guided instruction, questions, hints, and checklists at point of learning.
  • Apply learning independently with questions that emulate the STAAR® exam.
  • Circle back to the real-word examples and measure mastery with Exit Tickets.
  • Motivate students with checkpoints, hints, turn and talk, think about it and other prompts.
  • Each unit ends with Building Stamina, with additional STAAR® formatted practice from TEKS covered in the unit.
The robust Teacher's Edition offers:
  • Instruction to incorporate the real-world lesson goal
  • Differentiation for struggling, advanced, and English language learners
  • Checklists and graphic organizers
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MATHEMATICS
Meet the higher standards of new TEKS with Measuring Up to the TEKS Mathematics. This newly created series provides explicit instruction and ample STAAR® practice. Every lesson is designed to develop critical thinking and includes practice activities that prepare students for high expectations. Each readiness and supporting standard is clearly labeled to provide the confidence that your students are practicing and applying the skills they need for proficiency.

Program highlights include:
  • Clearly defined academic vocabulary that helps to ensure conceptual understanding
  • Step-by-step problem solving and guided questions to develop comprehension
  • Opportunities to demonstrate higher-order thinking skills and explain problem-solving logic in every lesson
  • Multi-step and dual-coded questions for practice in STAAR® format
  • New focus on Financial Literacy
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SCIENCE
*NEW Science for Grades 3, 4, 6 &7

Meet the rigor of the STAAR® Science exam with the Texas STAAR® Edition Measuring Up Science. A three-part instructional approach scaffolds learning and guides students step-by-step on all TEKS. These lessons can be used as a stand alone or in a pull-out program, and provide students with valuable instructional practice in key science concepts:
  • 100% customization to the Science TEKS.
  • Scaffold learning with guided instruction.
  • Help students use writing to communicate science concepts.
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WRITING
Develop essential writing skills required in the NEW TEKS with Measuring Up to the TEKS WRITING—comprehensive resources for all stages of the writing process. Students are given ample practice in all forms of writing, plus Building Stamina Unit Tests help students prepare for the rigors of high stakes writing assessments. Student Edition:
  • Introduce concepts by connecting what students will learn with what they may already know
  • Provides key academic vocabulary in context.
  • Scaffold learning with guided instruction, writing samples, questions, hints, and checklists at point of learning.
  • Apply learning independently with questions and writing prompts that emulate the STAAR® exam.
  • Measure mastery with Exit Tickets.
  • Motivate students with checkpoints, hints, turn and talk, think about it and other prompts.
The robust Teacher's Edition offers:
  • Instruction to incorporate the real-world lesson goal
  • Differentiation for struggling, advanced, and English language learners
  • Scoring rubrics, checklists, and graphic organizers
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Measuring Up to the TEKS
LECTURA EN ESPAÑOL - Updated to the New Spanish TEKS Available Fall 2019
¡Asegúrese de que sus estudiantes hispanoparlantes reciban la instrucción rigurosa que necesitan para triunfar! La evaluación de preparación académica del estado de Texas (TX STAAR® por sus siglas en inglés), Measuring Up Lectura en español proporciona la instrucción integral que requieren sus estudiantes hispanohablantes para entender y dominar los nuevos estándares de destrezas y conocimiento esencialde Texas, TEKS (por sus siglas en inglés).
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MATEMÁTICAS EN ESPAÑOL
Proporcióneles instrucción y práctica de matemáticas de alto nivel a sus estudiantes hispanohablantes. ¡Al incluir todas las opciones de la versión en inglés, Measuring Up Matemáticas en español ofrece la instrucción rigurosa que sus estudiantes hispanohablantes necesitan para dominar los nuevos estándares TEKS!
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CIENCIAS EN ESPAÑOL
Ayude a los hispanohablantes a dominar la nueva versión de TEKS. Proporcióneles instrucción y práctica de Ciencias de alto nivel a sus estudiantes hispanohablantes. ¡Al incluir todas las opciones de la versión en inglés, Measuring Up Ciencias en español ofrece la instrucción rigurosa que sus estudiantes hispanohablantes necesitan para dominar los nuevos estándares TEKS!
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ESCRITURA EN ESPAÑOL - Updated to the New Spanish TEKS Available Fall 2019
Develop essential writing skills required in the NEW TEKS with Measuring Up to the TEKS WRITING—comprehensive resources for all stages of the writing process. Students are given ample practice in all forms of writing, plus Building Stamina Unit Tests help students prepare for the rigors of high stakes writing assessments. Student Edition:
  • Introduce concepts by connecting what students will learn with what they may already know
  • Provides key academic vocabulary in context.
  • Scaffold learning with guided instruction, writing samples, questions, hints, and checklists at point of learning.
  • Apply learning independently with questions and writing prompts that emulate the STAAR® exam.
  • Measure mastery with Exit Tickets.
  • Motivate students with checkpoints, hints, turn and talk, think about it and other prompts.
The robust Teacher's Edition offers:
  • Instruction to incorporate the real-world lesson goal
  • Differentiation for struggling, advanced, and English language learners
  • Scoring rubrics, checklists, and graphic organizers
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