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Texas Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewDeep in the heart of Texas is the spirit of a once-independence nation. The Republic of Texas was a sovereign country, and learners explore its declaration of independence and political pamphlets. After considering the causes of Texas...
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Republic of Texas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders brainstorm about methods of communication that existed in Texas in the 1830's, leading them to comprehend that handwritten letters were the major means of communications. They write to a member of the current Texas...
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Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Follow Texas history from Native Americans all the way to the 21st Century. Teachers analyze the creation of a year-long course on Texas history and use a wide range of teaching subjects and materials to guide them through the state's...
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Lorenzo de Zavala and José Antonio Navarro: Their Contributions to the Independence of Texas

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Lorenzo de Zavala and José Antonio Navarro were both native Mexicans and leaders of the Texas Revolution, but with different backgrounds and careers. Compare and contrast the two influential men with a research assignment in which...
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Republic of Texas

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders apply absolute and relative chronology through the sequencing of significant individuals, events, and time periods related to the history of the Texas Republic. They review and evaluate several letters of K.H. Douglass...
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Mary Maverick and Texas History - Part 1

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
What's the difference between a diary and a memoir? Young historians explore the ramifications of this question as they learn how to use primary source materials to gain an understanding of life on the Texas frontier.
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Mary Maverick and Texas History - Part 2

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
To conclude their investigation of the life of Mary Maverick and to demonstrate their ability to analyze primary source documents, groups use the SOAPS questioning method to examine Maverick's account of events in early Texas history.
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Notable "Texans" of the Texas Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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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Land and Liberty: The Saga of Sam McCulloch

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The struggles of Sam McCulloch, a free black man, to be recognized as a citizen entitled to own land in Texas are the focus of research project that ask groups to examine a series of primary source documents and piece together...
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Women in Texas Politics: Winning the Vote, Three Pioneers, and Serving the People

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study women's involvement in Texas politics. For this US history lesson, 4th graders discuss woman suffrage, examine three Texas female pioneer legislators by reading biographies, and explore women's issues by generating a...
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Sam Houston in Antebellum Texas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine Sam Houston's role in Texas history. After examining portraits of Sam Houston, they complete Portrait Analysis Sheets as a class. Individuals compare three portraits of Houston and create a chart on the...
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A Teacher’s Guide to Sam Houston

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Need a teacher's guide all about Sam Houston and how he relates to the Texas Revolution? Look no further! The guide includes a timeline detailing Houston's life, important milestones, and relevant maps that include his movement around...
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Sam Houston in Antebellum Texas

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify Sam Houston, write one-paragraph description in journals of Sam Houston's role in Texas history, view three portraits of Houston, and complete portrait analysis worksheet, comparing and contrasting portraits.
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A Teacher’s Guide to Lorenzo De Zavala

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Who was Lorenzo de Zavala to the Texas Revolution, and how did he change the Alamo? Find out using an educational resource that asks learners to fill out graphic organizers and respond to short-answer questions to further solidify their...
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Who Was Mary Maverick?

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
To begin a study of how to use primary source documents, class members read a brief biography of Mary Maverick, one of the first white women settlers in Texas, and answer comprehension questions based on the reading. The first is a...
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Mexican War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Did you know that without the Mexican War, the United States would not include the states of Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas, Nevada, Utah, and even parts of Colorado? Scholars learn a variety of interesting facts about the...
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Mexican and American Views of Texas

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study the territorial status of Texas in 1830, 1840, and 1846 and interpret an historical timeline. They develop a general statement of Mexican and American views of Texas.
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The Second Texas Mexican War, 1842-1844

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Young scholars develop a timeline showing the sequence of events of the Second Texas Mexican War. They debate the pros and cons of the Mier Expedition. Students research the "Black Bean Incident" by studying the diaries of members of...
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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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The Republic of Sakha (Yukutia)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young geographers learn about the extreme temperatures found in the Rebublic of Sakha, and study the hardships caused by these temperatures. They look at why people choose to live in such a remote and rugged area. This incredible,...
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Primary Source Adventures: Texas Annexation: United We Stand? Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the national effect that the annexation of Texas had on the 1844 Presidential election using primary source documents which they access through web based sources. They examine slavery in Texas during the 1840's and...
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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 activity, 4th graders research primary resources and create a modern-day version of Sam Houston's political campaign of the 1840s.
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(Texas) Capitol Visitors Center, Pre-Visit Lesson Plan, Grades K-3

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students examine pictures of the four flags Texas had had through history. They discuss similarities among the flags and they relate the flag as a patriotic symbol of Texas. Then they create their own flag incorporating a Lone Star...
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Texas State Capitol, Post-Visit Lesson Plan, 4th Grade

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders tour the Texas State Capitol and review historic figures discussed on the Capitol tour. They complete additional research to acquire additional information about important Texans. They write a report about the individual...

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