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Texas Commemorative Maps: Honoring Our Past

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To celebrate Texas, groups plan and create a commemorative map for a topic or theme in Texas history. The richly detailed plan and the approach could easily be adapted to any state. Samples are included.
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The Great Military: Map of Texas

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The battle at the Alamo may be one of the most famous military campaigns in Texas history, but it is by no means the only one. As part of their study of the military history of Texas, class members research less-well-known sites, locate...
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Celebrate Texas!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore social studies by completing a U.S. history research project. In this Texas lesson plan, students utilize almanacs, encyclopedias and the Internet to research the history of Texas and create a presentation based on a...
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Ft. St. Louis: A Do-It-Yourself History

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore Fort St. Louis. In this Texas history lesson, 7th graders research Internet and print sources regarding the history of fort and the settlement. Students use their research findings to create illustrated books...
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June 19 - Juneteenth

For Students 7th - 8th
For this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that June 19th marks the date of Juneteenth, the abolition of slavery in Texas. Students write why it was important for African Americans to have equal rights.
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Call to Arms: A Service Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sick of selling candy and washing cars? How about hosting a Digital Day or a Learning Lunch? The suggestions here make fund raising fun and rewarding. Raise money to preserve important maps and other primary source documents.
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Friar Margil and the Spanish Missions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the life of Friar Margil. In this research lesson, 4th graders analyze an illustration of Friar Margil, then create their own illustration of Friar Margil's life. A list of 5 materials is included.
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Notable "Texans" of the Texas Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate why and how certain historical figures became famous in relation to the Texas Revolution. They view and discuss a variety of images, then in small groups record the names of individuals involved in the Texas...
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The Question of Annexation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the sequence of events that led up to the annexation of Texas to the United States. They create a timeline of significant events, analyze primary source letters from this time period, and write a letter from the point of...
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Making Cents of Independence

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class explore the history of Texas using this comprehensive lesson! They read about Texas' march toward statehood, the Alamo, and more. There is a series of worksheets, graphic organizers, and a rubric which make this activity...
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Sam Houston for President...Again

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover the political career of Sam Houston. In this Texas history lesson, 4th graders research primary resources and create a modern-day version of Sam Houston's political campaign of the 1840s.
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Arts, Crafts and Regional Architecture

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your secondary students trace a region's architecture and its associated crafts. Specifically the lesson plan focuses upon the Lower Rio Grande region and student reflect upon the significant changes in the region over the past 200...
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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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Texas Independence

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore why Texas declared independence from Mexico. In this Texas history lesson, students read four different primary source documents about Texan independence. They then answer inquiry questions about their reading.
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Bound For Texas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine factors that motivated immigrants to move to Texas. They locate features on the Texas bird's-eye view website, and develop an art or writing project either from a townsperson's or immigrant's perspective.
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Border History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research primary sources to construct an outline of a border city's history.
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Reporting Live From the Texas Revolution

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the major battles of the Texas Revolution. They examine a map of Texas and identify the major settlements. In small groups they conduct research on a selected battle of the Texas Revolution, and write and present a...
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The First Texans

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore U.S. history by identifying Native American culture. In this Texas history lesson, 4th graders read assigned text discussing the Native Americans who first inhabited Texas. Students utilize the web to identify...
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Texas, Our Texas

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore U.S. geography by completing a coloring activity in class. In this Texas history lesson, students utilize the web to locate Texas on a map of the U.S. Students view a PowerPoint presentation which showcases the state...
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Texas Leaders

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover leadership qualities by researching famous Texans.  For this Texas history lesson, students create a fictional leader by listing the important attributes associated with leadership.  Students work in groups and write...
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Reform Movements Procedures

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research the Texas reform movements. In this Texas reform lesson, students work in groups to research a reform group from Texas. Students make a Texas broadside using a propaganda technique.
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Texas Leadership

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research Texas leaders and their impacts. In this Texas history lesson, 8th graders examine Texas leaders in three different areas of science, politics, and civil rights. Students select two leaders to further research and...
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The Mier Expedition

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the significance of the Mier Expedition to the Republic of Texas. They discuss the suffering Texans endured during their escape attempt and incarceration. Using first hand interviews and recollections, 7th graders...
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Stepping Toward Independence

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners examine the grievances listed in the Texas Declaration of Independence. They discuss and compare the U.S. Declaration of Independence with the Texas Declaration of Independence, and match the actual grievances with their...