STEAM into Science – Kindergarten – Grade 5 Assessment Guide


  • Safety, Investigation and Reasoning lessons – ensuring students work safely
  • Using Tools
  • Amelia Rose
  • Science Makers
  • Multiple Choice and Open Ended Questions
  • Performance Tasks
  • Skills Assessments
  • Teacher tips for using online libraries
  • Engineering, Technology and Application of Science tasks (ETS)
  • This book includes a variety of content, not for all TEKS, but chosen areas of each grade’s content, and sets out assessments using a variety of strategies: science makers, formal written tests, and reader activity book assessments, plus safety, investigation and reasoning content.

TPS Publishing Inc. and partners have constructed the ‘STEAM INTO SCIENCE’ program with the intent to enhance the science learning and teaching in schools in your state.
Through adhering to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills student expectations and break outs for science, the program presents science as a way of thinking and learning, incorporating literacy skills necessary for academic success in acquiringsScience as an academic language. TPS content is underpinned with a strategy of teaching science with literacy, and focus was given to ensuring all English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) were met.
Teachers can get more detailed information about the program by reading the Teacher Program Guide covering the grades being taught.
The program has been built through a collaborative effort by several companies, each of which have expertise in science instructional design. They share a commitment to activity-based instruction. The diversity of writers and perspectives ensures that the material is inclusive.


Grade Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8


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