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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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The Alamo

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Remember the Alamo! Scholars investigate the Battle of San Jacinto during the Texas Revolution. Using models, maps, quotes, biographies, and the Oath of Allegiance, the Alamo comes to life as the stories of those who fought and died in...
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A Teacher’s Guide to Lorenzo De Zavala

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Who was Lorenzo de Zavala to the Texas Revolution, and how did he change the Alamo? Find out using an educational resource that asks learners to fill out graphic organizers and respond to short-answer questions to further solidify their...
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The Alamo Then and Now

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
The Alamo is one of the most famous buildings from the Texas Revolution. But what does it look like today, and how has it changed? Pupils find out more using different interactive modes, including a split-screen and side-by-side version.
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A Lesson in Citizenship

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be an American citizen? Lieutenant Colonel Commander William Barret Travis believed that it meant honor to country first—even above one's own life. Middle and high schoolers read his final letters from the Alamo that...
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The Alamo Then and Now

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Reading about the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas revolution is one thing, but has the class seen it? Show them firsthand using an interactive resource. Scholars drag a mouse to view the surroundings of the Alamo in the past and as...
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The Alamo Crossword Puzzle

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Sort out who's who from the Battle of the Alamo with a helpful crossword puzzle. Complete with 20 clues and names, the resource helps history learners identify the major players in a pivotal moment in American history.
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Lorenzo de Zavala and José Antonio Navarro: Their Contributions to the Independence of Texas

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Lorenzo de Zavala and José Antonio Navarro were both native Mexicans and leaders of the Texas Revolution, but with different backgrounds and careers. Compare and contrast the two influential men with a research assignment in which...
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Mexican War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Did you know that without the Mexican War, the United States would not include the states of Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas, Nevada, Utah, and even parts of Colorado? Scholars learn a variety of interesting facts about the...
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The Alamo - Remembering Through Education

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help young historians truly remember the Alamo with a comprehensive set of informational text about the Texas Revolution. Complete with important vocabulary, biographies of prominent historical figures, thorough timelines of events, and...
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On This Day: The Battle of the Alamo

For Students 7th - 12th
New ReviewA thought-provoking resource shares information on the Battle of the Alamo and its lasting impact on history. Scholars learn about Davy Crockett, a famous frontiersman, killed defending the Alamo. Video clips also explain that...
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Juan Seguín

For Students 4th - 12th
Juan Seguin was unsung hero of the fight for Texas independence. An interesting video uses interviews with experts to explain the role Juan Seguin played in the fight for Texas independence. Young scholars also learn Juan Seguin's role...
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Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios

For Teachers 4th
After watching two educational films about Texas history, young settlers create a T chart listing the pros and cons of renouncing their American citizenship, converting to Catholicism, and moving to a Texas colony under the Empresario...
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Texas Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Need to know more about Texas's state history and how it gained independence from Mexico? Learn about Stephen Austin's visit with Santa Ana and the reasons Texas went to war with Mexico with an informative slideshow presentation.
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Manifest Destiny

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Complete with maps, photographs, and historical documents, this presentation would be a great resource throughout a unit about mid-19th century America. Manifest Destiny, Texas Independence, the Oregon Trail, and the Mexican War are all...
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My Alamo

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore the events of the Alamo. They observe images of the Alamo and discuss the visual changes in the building over time. Students create their own version of the Alamo.
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Westward Expansion Vocabulary

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What do you need when you're teaching a lesson on Westward Expansion? A vocabulary review list! Slides contain 20 terms that range from the Santa Fe Trail and Davey Crockett to the Vigilance Committee and the Oregon Trail. 
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Snapshot Snippets

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders list facts they have learned about the Alamo from their analysis of the Alamo images from The Real Alamo portion of this lesson. They then list 20 facts about the Alamo building, symbols, and Texas history.
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The Many Faces of the Alamo

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read background information about the Alamo and review both images and quiz questions to list the many uses that the Alamo building has seen to analyze information in written and visual form.
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A Letter Home

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students review the text of The Spirits of the Alamo part of the site, and each assume the identity of one person at the Alamo. They write a letter home describing his/her experience at the Alamo.
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Defend the Alamo

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers analyze a diagram of the Alamo from a military perspective and list reasons why it was so hard to defend. They work in small groups to find ways that William Travis could have make it more defensible.
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What Happened After (Or Before) That?

For Students 4th - 5th
In this American history worksheet, learners read two information texts about the White House and the Alamo. Students answer a multiple choice sequencing question about each text.
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The Alamo

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the Battle of the Alamo in depth. In this research skills lesson, students visit the Alamo de Parras website to examine issues related to the battle that took place in 1836. Students analyze comment strands on issues in...
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The Alamo

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study the architectural features of the Alamo. In this Alamo lesson, 5th graders look at images of The Alamo and reconstruct the building using sugar cubes and frosting.