"I was the first. Vote for Me!" is an interactive website that brings to life the important firsts in United States and Texas history who are part of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards for Texas elementary students. This website allows students to explore 21 animated historical figures who made significant contributions, paving the way to today. After viewing the animations, students vote on the historic first they believe is the most significant. A fictional school will be named after the historic first who receives the most votes. I was the first. Vote for Me!
A website dedicated to the court case Hernandez v. Texas, that includes a case summary, teacher resources, a video, links, and information to break down the decision.
A website dedicated to the case Delgado v. Bastrop ISD, that includes a case summary, resources, a video, and a break down of the decision.
This website includes a selection of interactive games which can be played individualy on a computer or as a class using an interactive whiteboard or smartboard.
Interactive Game from Texas LRE How a Bill becomes a Law in Texas can be played on a computer or using an interactive whiteboard or smartboard.
Students will have a great time learning the Pledge of Allegiance, using this interactive game. The game can be played individually on a computer or as a class using an interactive whiteboard or smartboard.
The All Rise Game will help both 4th and 7th grade students to understand the Texas Court System. The game can be played on a computer or by a class using an interactive whiteboard or smartboard.
Objectives: The student will:
1. Participate in a simulation of the March 2, 1836 meeting at Washington-on-the-Brazos, where the Texas Declaration of Independence was formally adopted.
2. Develop an understanding of the men involved in the March 2 meeting.
Purpose of the Project: Texas school students participating in this enrichment activity will learn about the historical significance as well as the current status of the Texas Governor‟s Mansion. Utilizing this example based on an actual fire, students will learn courtroom procedure, laws regarding arson and its consequences, as well as fire safety information.