Learning List has reviewed Triumph Learning’s Texas Coach: Algebra I, Texas Edition. This supplemental program supports high school algebra instruction. Content is available in print and digital formats. Instruction provides a review and practice of the concepts and skills assessed on the STAAR end-of-course exam for Algebra I.
Texas Coach: Algebra I is presented in lessons that use the Gradual Release of Responsibility (GRR) instructional model. Each lesson is made up of four components:
- Understand provides direct instruction in the underlying concept(s) that provides the foundation for the skills students will practice.
- Connect includes an example problem with a detailed step-by-step solution followed by a “Try” practice exercise.
- Coached Example presents guided practice problems that lead students through each step of the solution.
- Lesson Practice is a set of independent practice items that build in difficulty.
Texas Coach: Algebra I provides six chapter review tests and two full-length STAAR practice tests. Tests are made up of multiple-choice, griddable, and open-ended items, and include answer keys.
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