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112 reviewed resources for the alamo

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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
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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The Alamo

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Remember the Alamo! Scholars investigate the Battle of San Jacinto during the Texas Revolution. Using models, maps, quotes, biographies, and the Oath of Allegiance, the Alamo comes to life as the stories of those who fought and died in...
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The Alamo Crossword Puzzle

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Sort out who's who from the Battle of the Alamo with a helpful crossword puzzle. Complete with 20 clues and names, the resource helps history learners identify the major players in a pivotal moment in American history.
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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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My Alamo

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars explore the events of the Alamo. They observe images of the Alamo and discuss the visual changes in the building over time. Students create their own version of the Alamo.
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A Lesson in Citizenship

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be an American citizen? Lieutenant Colonel Commander William Barret Travis believed that it meant honor to country first—even above one's own life. Middle and high schoolers read his final letters from the Alamo that...
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The Alamo Cornerstone of Freedom

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners 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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Defend the Alamo

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze a diagram of the Alamo from a military perspective and list reasons why it was so hard to defend. They work in small groups to find ways that William Travis could have make it more defensible.
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The Many Faces of the Alamo

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read background information about the Alamo and review both images and quiz questions to list the many uses that the Alamo building has seen to analyze information in written and visual form.
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The Alamo

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the Battle of the Alamo in depth. In this research skills lesson plan, 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...
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The Adventures of the Alamo

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders demonstrate their ability to locate San Antonio on a Texas map, use the Internet to conduct research on the War of the Alamo, and simulate the past during dress-up day and Pinata Day.
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The Alamo

For Students 6th - 7th
In this word search worksheet, students solve a word search by locating thirty words related to the Alamo. The word list includes freedom and gate.
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The Alamo

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study the architectural features of the Alamo. In this Alamo lesson, 5th graders look at images of The Alamo and reconstruct the building using sugar cubes and frosting.
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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 lesson plan, 5th graders reconstruct events to understand the battle of the Alamo and The Texas Declaration of Independence from...
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The Alamo:Documenting Courage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the historical events that took place at the Alamo and consider their impact on American History. They utilize internet links and worksheets imbedded in this plan to further their understanding of the Alamo.
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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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A Letter Home

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students review the text of The Spirits of the Alamo part of the site, and each assume the identity of one person at the Alamo. They write a letter home describing his/her experience at the Alamo.
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Snapshot Snippets

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders list facts they have learned about the Alamo from their analysis of the Alamo images from The Real Alamo portion of this lesson. They then list 20 facts about the Alamo building, symbols, and Texas history.
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Remember the Alamo

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders comprehend how the siege of the Alamo and the Texas revolution laid the groundwork for the United States-Mexican War. They discuss how westward expansion led to Texas Independence. Students complete the "Remeber the...
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Lesson Plan: Touring The Alamo

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students discover the size of the Alamo and artifacts of the time period by navigating through a virtual tour of the Alamo.
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What Happened After (Or Before) That?

For Students 4th - 5th
In this American history activity, students read two information texts about the White House and the Alamo. Students answer a multiple choice sequencing question about each text.
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Alamo

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students access a variety of Alamo and Mexican-American War related resources on the Internet. They take a 360 degree virtual tour of the Alamo site, view photos and timelines, read first-person accounts, and view the flags from the...
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I Wonder...

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders generate questions they would like to ask the Alamo defenders and analyze the questions to gain an awareness of criteria for good questions. They may research questions to answer the top five questions.