Lesson plan with associated activities introduces students to the importance of understanding and preserving local history by using Texas Historical Markers as a resource.
In What Do Historical Objects Tell Me?, students will learn how to analyze objects and pictures to gather important information about their features, provenance, authenticity, and reliability.
The Texas History Warmups CD CD 1 : Symbols, Climate, Geography, History, Native Americans, Exploration CD 2 : Spanish, Colonial Texas, Revolution By Roger T. Moore
Educational trunks are loaded with touchable artifacts, photographs, books and a Teacher’s Guide. Trunks are loaned out for 4 days on a first-call, first-served basis. Teachers are responsible for picking up the trunk before 5:00 pm on Friday and returning the trunks no later than 5:00 pm the following Thursday. The trunk is portable, fitting in most vehicles. The teacher who receives the trunk is responsible for pickup and return and the care of the trunk's contents. The trunk rental is $25.00 for 4 school days, and can be paid for on pick-up or return.
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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 ESL
Visual and interesting practice cards to help students prepare for tests.