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Get the Point!

For Teachers 1st
First graders, after reading about cattle drives, measure the width of the horns on drawings of longhorn cattle and then convert the measurements from inches to centimeters and from inches to feet. Ranching and the American cattle...
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GET THE POINT!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
The student will measure the width of the horns on drawings of longhorn cattle and then convert the measurements from inches to centimeters and from inches to feet.1. Review with pupils the steps required to measure an item and to...
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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo Without Stereotypes

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Put more meaning into your Cinco de Mayo party with geography lessons, literature, and more!
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Memorial Day Shoebox Parade

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners examine the history of U.S. conflict and Memorial Day. They conduct research, develop a timeline of U.S. conflict, and create a shoebox Memorial Day parade to commemorate veterans and soldiers.
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For Whom the Bell Tolls Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
CliffsNotes has generated 15 multiple choice questions based on Ernest Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls. Bring your class to the computer lab to check their basic recall of the story's events. 
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California Gold Rush

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the California Gold Rush. In this Gold Rush lesson, 4th graders investigate the reasons behind the settlement rush to California. Students research various wagon trails settlers traveled, daily life during the Gold...
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Walden Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Henry David Thoreau's' Walden. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Yankee Doodle: How Has It Changed over Time?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Grab your feathers and your hat! And perhaps some macaroni! It's time to investigate the evolution of "Yankee Doodle Dandy." Groups do a close reading of sheet music covers, lyrics, and even YouTube videos to see how this political song...
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Bless Me, Ultima: Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"Understanding comes with life. . . " To begin a unit study of Bless Me, Ultima, class members read a short biography, watch a film interview of Rudolfo Anaya, and then craft a biographical portrait of Anaya.
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California Here We Come!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students, in groups, explore the impac the Gold Rush immigration had on the culture of California. They write a newspaper article from the 1850s identifying immigrant groups to California during the Gold Rush era.
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Cinco De Mayo

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this Cinco de Mayo worksheet, young scholars read a detailed history about the holiday. There are then 8 pages with 10 activities on each page to correct. There are some math problems as well, which pertain to Cinco de Mayo.
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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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Alamo Simulation

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create a simulated battle where Canadians try to take over Maine. In this Alamo simulation instructional activity, 5th graders reconstruct events to understand the battle of the Alamo and The Texas Declaration of...
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History of Immigration through the 1850's

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the history of Immigration.  In this World History lesson, students explore European immigration then specifically focus on ways African Immigration was different.  Students then divide into small groups and create a...
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Guest-Worker Program

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The U.S. Guest-Worker Program and the H-2A visa are the focus of a social studies activity. First, class members assume the role of advisors who must present the president with four proposals that would amend the visas given to...
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Manifest Destiny

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the Manifest Destiny. They interpret quotations, study point of view in writing, research English words that derived from Mexico, and analyze reasons why settlers moved west. After writing journal entries in first-person...
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What's The Deal?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the exploratory expeditions of the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark.  In this investigative lesson students research the expeditions and complete the questions. 
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Steamboats on the Rio Grande

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students build a model steamboat. They research the role of steamboats in trade, communications, and economic development in the Lower Rio Grande region. They research the technology of steam and how it was applied to navigation. They...
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The Study of the Spanish-Speaking People of Texas: Immigration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the meaning of the following terms: immigrant, immigration, migrate, and assimilation. They identify reasons that immigrant groups came to Texas and explain where groups settle and the influence these groups have on...
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Constitutional Resources

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore the REpublican Era and the writing of the constitution and Billof Rights through various links and activities included in this collection.
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The Alamo Cornerstone of Freedom

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The Alamo Cornerstone of Freedom. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have...
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Immigration to America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners examine reasons for immigration to the United States in the 19th century. They role play as immigrants asked to write accounts of their immigrant experiences.
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Escandon

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students focus on the expeditions of Jose de Escandon, who colonized the area known as the Seno Mexicano. The activities included in the lesson are designed to increase student comprehension.
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Revolutions Around the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Revolutions are an interesting and informative way to study world history.

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