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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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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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Friar Margil and the Spanish Missions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the life of Friar Margil. In this research instructional activity, 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 plan! 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...
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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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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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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
Students research primary sources to construct an outline of a border city's history.
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Texas, Our Texas

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars 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. Young scholars view a PowerPoint presentation which showcases...
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Celebrate Texas!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore social studies by completing a U.S. history research project. In this Texas lesson, 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
In 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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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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Using the Web To Study History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the history of Mexican-Americans in Texas. They view and discuss photos on the Russell Lee website, explore the website, and answer worksheet discussion questions.
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The French in Texas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine early French exploration and settlement in Texas. They read handouts, explore Internet websites and take notes, and create an illustrated journal with written entries.
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Texas Transportation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils examine the effects of transportation on the settlement of Texas. They read and discuss articles, view Wichita Falls and Abilene on the Texas Bird's-Eye View website, and analyze a Frederic Remington painting.
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Texas Economics, Politics, and Society

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the political, economic, and social influences that affected Fort Worth and Waco in the late 19th century. They chart the similarities and differences of Fort Worth and Waco on a Venn diagram, and analyze the...
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Digging Deeper in Mission San Saba

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain Spanish motives for establishing Mission San Sab?? and the reasons for the mission's failure. This lesson should be used when students already have an understanding of the Spanish mission-presidio system in Texas.
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The French in Texas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders gain a broad understanding of early French exploration and settlement in Texas. They access websites imbedded in this plan. Using their notes, 4th graders work alone or with a partner to create an illustrated journal with...
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Texas History

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover the importance of certain Texas historical people, places, and times. They develop an Inspiration slide which displays the five to ten summarized facts as well as a picture from the Clip Art program.
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Texas Native Americans

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research the Native Americans of Texas using the Internet. They create a Power Point presentation over the four Indian tribes of Texas - Caddo, Jumano, Karankawa, Apache.