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This lesson plan pays attention to the importance of photographs. Photographs are an important and unique way to relate history. In photographs of people, for instance, we can find clues to their lives by studying the images carefully and asking ourselves questions about everything we see and even about people or things that may not be in the photographs. This lesson plan introduces students to Texas women’s history...
This lesson plan introduces students to Tejanas (women of Spanish/Mexican origin from Texas) who undertook service to the United States of America during World War II. Students will gain an understanding of these military members during wartime and learn about the unique contributions they made as service members.
This lesson plan introduces students to women’s involvement in Texas politics. At the end of the lesson, students will have gained an understanding of how Texas women have contributed to different levels of government. The three activities in the lesson plan can be covered in three-to-six class periods, depending on the amount of time that can be devoted to them. Some aspects of each activity can be completed...
This is a 4th Grade Social Studies Lesson Plan, created as part of the Project of the Ruthe Winegarten Memorial Foundation for Texas Women's History. This lesson plan introduces students to Tejanas’ contributions to the early history of the state. At the end of the lesson, students will have gained an understanding about how Tejanas helped settle and develop the land in early Texas history. The lesson can be covered...
This is a 4th Grade Social Studies Lesson Plan, created as part of the Project of the Ruthe Winegarten Memorial Foundation for Texas Women's History. This three-day lesson plan students will be introduced to Indian women in Texas. At the end of this plan, students will have gained a greater understanding of Indian women and their contributions to their people and to the land that became Texas.
A biography on Erasmo and Juan Seguin and their life in politics and their part in the Texas Revolution.
A biography on Irma Rangel and her many accomplishments in education and legislation.
A biography on Américo Paredes and his life as a writer.
A biography on Martin de Leon and his life as a Mexican empresario and founding the city of Victoria.
A biography on Henry B. Gonzales and his term as a Representative of the 20th Congressional District in Texas.
A biography about Maria del Carmen Calvillo and her life on the Rancho de las Cabras.
A lesson plan on Erasmo and Juan Seguin containing a biography, 3 lessons, photographs, and other resource materials.
A lesson plan on Irma Rangel containing a biography, 6 lessons, photographs, other resource materials, and a excerise and tasks section.
A lesson plan on Americo Paredes containing a biography, 5 lessons, photographs, and other resource materials.
A lesson plan on Martin de Leon containing a biography, 3 lessons, and other resource materials.
A lesson plan on Henry B. Gonzales containing a biography, 3 lessons, classroom activities, photographs, and other resource materials.
A lesson plan on Carmen Calvillo containing a biography, five lessons, and additional resources. Carmen Calvillo managed the Ranch de las Cabras on the Mission Espada lands.
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