Latest TEKSbank news from the Region 10 Data Solutions Team.
TEKSbank is an online bank of test questions and resources developed to provide educators with items aligned with the content and rigor of the TEKS. Items can be used to support the design of a variety of assessments including district assessments and teacher-created formative and summative assessments.
- TEKSbank has over 45,000+ items for use on locally created assessments.
TEKSbank includes items for grade 2-11 and Spanish items for grades 2-5.
TEKS Realignment Updates for ELAR, SLAR and Social Studies
Items for ELAR, SLAR and Social Studies have been revised and realigned to the new TEKS for these content areas. The following grades and subjects were realigned and are available in TEKSbank.
- Grade 2-8 ELAR
- Grade 2-5 SLAR
- Grades 6-12 Social Studies
District curriculum managers will need to have the new standards for these courses imported in Eduphoria before items are viewable.
Example Social Studies Item:
NEW Expository Writing Prompts
Examples of classroom application include:
- Summative assessments
- Writing portfolios
- TELPAS writing samples
Prompts will be available in early fall 2019 in English only. Spanish versions will be available for grades 2-5 in Spring 2020.
NEW Geometry Items
Example Geometry Item:
TRS Unit Test Items
- Unit# (with a zero for single-digit units)
- Examples: unit01, unit11
Items for assessments in the 1st six weeks are currently available. The 2nd six weeks assessment items will be available in mid-September.
STAAR Item Realignment
- 3-8 ELAR
- 3-5 SLAR
- 8th Grade SS
- US History
TEA will not be releasing the 2019 assessments to the public, therefore STAAR 2019 items will not be available in the STAAR item bank.
The ESCs have partnered with Certica to bring you the Navigate Item Bank:
- Written and aligned for Texas standards
- Formerly NWEA and ETS
- 68,000+ K-12 items
- 3,000+ ELAR and math items for K-1
- 17,000+ Spanish language items
The ESCs have negotiated a volume discount for districts. TEKSbank and Navigate bundled pricing is available.