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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Complete with maps, photographs, and historical documents, this presentation would be a great resource throughout a unit about mid-19th century America.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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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 plan. 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
Learners 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, students 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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Alamo Simulation

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create a simulated battle where Canadians try to take over Maine. In this Alamo simulation lesson, 5th graders reconstruct events to understand the battle of the Alamo and The Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico.
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The Adventures of the Alamo

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders demonstrate their ability to locate San Antonio on a Texas map, use the Internet to conduct research on the War of the Alamo, and simulate the past during dress-up day and Pinata Day.
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The Alamo:Documenting Courage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover the historical events that took place at the Alamo and consider their impact on American History. They utilize internet links and worksheets imbedded in this plan to further their understanding of the Alamo.
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Remember the Alamo

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders comprehend how the siege of the Alamo and the Texas revolution laid the groundwork for the United States-Mexican War. They discuss how westward expansion led to Texas Independence. Students complete the "Remeber the...
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Westward Expansion

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the components of the Westward Movement in the United States. Understanding the past and the linkages it has to the present is the intended goal of this seventeen day unit.
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For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners access a variety of Alamo and Mexican-American War related resources on the Internet. They take a 360 degree virtual tour of the Alamo site, view photos and timelines, read first-person accounts, and view the flags from the...