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Born on a Mountaintop? Davy Crockett, Tall Tales, and History

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compare and contrast the details from the life of the real David Crockett and the legendary folk hero he later became. They identify the characteristics of a tall tale and follow a rubric to create a tall tale of their own.
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Davy Crockett Tours Five Points

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis instructional activity, students respond to 3 short answer questions regarding a brief narrative by Davy Crockett about Five Points.
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Davy Crockett

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Davy Crockett worksheet, students read 1 page about Davy Crockett and answer multiple choice questions. Students answer 5 questions.
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Mrs. Watson Tall Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Tall tales are so much fun! Introduce your class to Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, and Davy Crockett, among others! Learn about their lives before reading some of the tall tales as a class. Then, write some tales of your own!
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Born on a Mountaintop? Davy Crockett, Tall Tales, and History

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students name tall tale characters and locations, which are based on actual people and places, and describe how they are used in an exaggerated way. Students name created characters and events from tall tales. Students write a tall tale.
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Tall Tales

For Teachers 4th Standards
Young readers compare and contrast digital and print versions of tall tale text. The resource includes a character analysis in which pupils compare and contrast traits, and make inferences about what the characters do and say. They...
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Study Guide- Chapter 12: Road to Civil War

For Students 7th - 11th
Ready to quiz your US History scholars on the road to the civil war? Use this study guide as an outline to prepare them for success as they review for the test. The guide is split into six sections: vocabulary, important places/events,...
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Born on a Mountaintop? Davy Crockett, Tall Tales, and History

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students name tall tale characters and locations, which are based on actual people and places, and describe how they are used in an exaggerated way. They name characters and events from tall tales, then list literary characteristics of...
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The Frontier and Frontiersmen

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this frontier worksheet, students read a 2 page article on the early frontier life, answer 5 facts from the article with multiple choice answers and determine if 2 statements are true or false.
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Is That How it Happened?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Younsters are exposed to classic stories of Arkansas Folklore including The Arkansas Traveller, and Davy Crockett. They discuss if the stories they hear are examples of folklore, or some other kind of story. Then, each puil is required...
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Texas History

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore the history of Texas. Through researching factual books and folktales, students share their information about Texas. They discuss the Trail of Tears, Davy Crockett, the flags of Texas, and Sam Houston. Students write a...
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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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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 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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Anonymous Patriots: Songs of the Revolution

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Give your class a deeper understanding of the context and meaning behind early American song lyrics. By reading the lyrics to "Yankee Doodle" and  "Revolutionary Tea," high schoolers will practice analysis by examining the structure and...
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Digging Up Facts

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Use Holes to inspire kids to research legends. They use the Internet to research the meaning of a legend and to separate fact from fiction as it relates to a real Western legend. They use information from a graphic organizer to compare...
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Andrew Jackson and the Bank War

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine primary documents and secondary sources to analyze the life and presidency of Andrew Jackson in the first half of the nineteenth century.  In this American History instructional activity, 9th graders analyze...
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Trail of Tears

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create a poster and a collage about the Trail of Tears. For this Trail of Tears lesson plan, students get into groups and create a poster and collage about the event, and provide a concluding statement about their opinions on...
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Paragraph Reviews

For Students 5th - 8th
Emergent writers are asked to distinguish between topic sentences and supporting details. Presented with pairs of sentences, learners label one the topic sentence and the other a supporting detail.
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Ten Characters from American Folklore

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students read short stories about ten characters from American folklore. They match a statement about each character with the correct character. They then rewrite one of the ten stories in their own words (optional).
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Digging Up Facts

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research a historical legend. They participate in a discussion of the legend of Kissing Kate Barlow in the novel Holes. Students then chose one of three American legends and use internet research to complete a provided graphic...
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Paragraph Review WS-2

For Students 7th - 8th
In this paragraph review instructional activity, students correctly identify topic sentences and supporting details in 10 examples. Students also identify the best topic sentence in 6 problems, and write 2 original topic sentences.
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Exploring American Tall Tales

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore elements of American folktales and tall tales. In this literature lesson, students read examples of American folktales and tall tales and prepare a monologue or news report to present to the class based on their readings.
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Verb Forms Worksheet 1

For Students 8th - 10th
In this grammar learning exercise, students choose the appropriate verb form in parentheses to complete twenty-five sentences grammatically correct.

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