To locate a lesson plan most appropriate for your students,
use the search criteria in the Search Lessons
area. You can select to search by grade level, subject area,
or optionally by TEKS number. Click the Search Now button
to see your search results.
Lesson plans can be searched using the Texas Essential Knowledge
and Skills (TEKS) objective identifiers. There are two different
- Long string searching: Each TEKS objective is given an
identifying “string” of letters and numbers.
For example: “112.3.b.8.A” refers to the objective
“group living organisms and nonliving objects”
for first grade science. Teachers can enter a complete “string”
into the search engine and retrieve lesson plans addressing
this specific objective. Please be aware that long string
searching is very specific, and that short string searching
may be more effective for general browsing.
- Short string searching: There are many more TEKS objectives
than NETx lesson plans. To see if a lesson plan references
a general category of TEKS objectives, try searching using
the “short string”: The chapter number for the
subject and grade of interest. For example: If you enter
“115.32” into the search box, the website will
return all lesson plans relating to “Health 1, Grades