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This is a free digital copy of the book Tejanos Through Time: Selections from the Handbook of Tejano History offered exclusively by the Texas State Historical Association. It highlights Tejano individuals, organizations and events. The book focuses on the special place in history that Tejanos have for having been a province of colonial Spain, a state in the Republic of Mexico, and an independent country before it...
Article about the history of Mexican American dance halls in Texas published in The Medallion, Issue July/August 2010.
Article about traditional Tex-Mex food in the Rio Grande Valley published in The Medallion, Issue Winter 2012.
Article about heritage of El Paso, a growing Texas border city, published in The Medallion, Issue March/April 2011.
This featured collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, oral history clips, timelines, and other materials that explore the history of baseball in Houston.
This featured collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, oral histories, timelines, and other materials that explore the rich history of Hispanic Americans in Houston.
This featured collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights film clips and other resources that explore the history of NASA's presence in Houston. The KHOU-TV films clips feature President John F. Kennedy and astronauts Gus Grissom, John Glenn, and Neil Armstrong.
This Featured Collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights documents and oral histories that explore the life of Gustavo "Gus" Garcia, a civil rights lawyer in Houston who represented Hispanic Americans in several landmark cases.
This Featured Collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, oral histories, film clips, and other materials that explore the impact of weather events such as hurricanes and floods in Houston.
This Featured Collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, oral histories, timelines, and other materials relating to African American History month in Houston.
The Houston Public Library offers many online resources that include databases, e-books, and other educational websites that are useful to students and teachers. This guide provides links to some of the best resources across all subject areas. The guide is a downloadable and printable PDF.
A pocket-sized guide to essential information that every good Texan must know about Texas!
The calendar that starts March 2 Texas Independence Day! Calendars are just $8.95 each with FREE shipping Fill in how many calendars you want & shipping info Your order will arrive within 10-14 days
Digital Version - The Biography Readers:•Combine easy-to-read stories with fun activities•Build reading skills while covering social studies content•Engage all levels of students using an interesting, interactive approach•Can be used as an excellent tool for RTI, Remediation, Reading Recovery and ESLThis Biography Reader also shows students the obstacles and hardships that many of our country's heroes had to...
A worksheet, a map of the Texas Counties without names. 
A worksheet, map of the Texas Counties with the names included. 
A worksheet on Texas Geology. 
A blank Texas outline map from the Texas Almanac.
A Teachers guide on Hurricanes, including how to prepare, the effects of a hurricane, and myths about hurricanes.
Engage students in 24 lessons about Texas geography and history. Build a bridge of understanding about Texas mountains and basins. Create communication systems for early explorers. Construct tools for early Texas industries. Invent a skit to encourage settlement for Stephen F. Austin. Devise a solution to help Texans survive and thrive throughout its colorful history. In Mind Missions, students solve the problems of...
The musical voice of Texas presents itself as vast and diverse as the Lone Star State's landscape. According to Casey Monahan, Director of the Texas Music Office, "To travel Texas with music as your guide is a year-round opportunity to experience first-hand this amazing cultural forceÃ'Â....Texas music offers a vibrant and enjoyable experience through which to understand and enjoy Texas culture." Building on the...
"Teaching Diversity" is aligned with Chapter 113. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Social Studies, Beginning with School Year 2011-2012. This GUIDE provides a comprehensive list of all K-12 standards that reference Jews, Judaism, and Israel; religious and cultural diversity; and the impact of diverse groups on history, government, law, and geography and aligns these with resources for developing accurate...
De-Mystifying Religion” was originally developed for CSCOPE professionals developing curriculum for the Educational Service Centers throughout the State of Texas. It is aligned with Chapter 113. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Social Studies, Beginning with School Year 2011-2012. This document selects specific TEKS that reference Jews, Judaism, and Israel including Jewish impact on/contributions to the...
Ten engaging documents based questions about Texas History: Cabeza de Vaca: How Did He Survive? Remembering the Alamo: A Personal Journal, Texas Oil and Social Change: What Story Should be Told? Politics or Principle: Why Did Lyndon Johnson sign the Civil Rights Act of 1964? Materials guide students through the Six Step DBQ Method to analyze primary and secondary source documents and then write an argumentative...
Cowboy Conservatism: Texas and the Rise of the Modern Right by Sean P. Cunningham examines the remarkable history of Republican Texas in Cowboy Conservatism: Texas and the Rise of the Modern Right. Utilizing extensive research drawn from the archives of four presidential libraries, gubernatorial papers, local campaign offices, and oral histories, Cunningham presents a compelling narrative of the most notable...
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