The Alamo features the First Saturday at the Alamo: On the first Saturday of every month, the grounds of the Alamo are transformed back in time to the 1830s. Join The Alamo for a full day of living history fun that the whole family will enjoy. Learn about life in frontier Texas with special demonstrations and crafts.
Using the information in this packet, students will make a model representation of The Alamo. Although it is impossible to determine the exact measurements of the buildings of the Alamo during the 1836 siege, students will use approximate measures. Teachers can also choose to use any of the worksheets in tandem to model building.
Students will build a scale model of the Alamo using the resources in this packet. Teachers may also choose to use any of the worksheets in the packet alongside the model building project.
This is a 4th grade packet - Lesson Educator Packet is based on the Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills for Social Studies as specified by the Texas Education Agency. It is designed to create learning opportunities by providing ready-to-use reference material and activity sheets that can be used as either the basis of individual lessons or as sponge activities. We believe that this information can easily be incorporated into the existing curriculum, enhancing learning in the area of Texas History.