The Alamo - Remembering Through Education

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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 diagrams of the Alamo itself, the packet ensures that the legacy of the Alamo extends long past its walls.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Hand out the plans and diagrams for the Alamo as learners work on scale models of the building
  • Set up stations in your social studies class with different parts of the unit for learners to complete, such as a biography station, a scale model station, and a word puzzle station
Classroom Considerations
  • Though the lesson is designed for classrooms in Texas, it would work for an American history unit in any state
  • Provides a helpful timeline of events pertaining to the Alamo, a great reference sheet for your planning or to hand out to middle schoolers
  • Contains a variety of learning materials, perfect for any elementary or junior high classroom
  • Comes with a list of additional materials for further research and extension
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Common Core