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Career Choices

  • Career Choices

    Aug 14, 2019

    Students will use specific internet resources to research various career options. They will pick three careers to learn about in detail and then create a presentation for their classmates. Two (2) 45-60 minute classes needed to complete. [...]

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  • San Antonio Missions

    May 15, 2018

    This lesson can be used in teaching units on Spanish conquests in the Americas of the early colonization of the United States. It could also be used in a geography unit to illustrate the movement and settlement of people. Time [...]

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  • Lorenzo De Zavala & Jose Antonio Navarro

    May 15, 2018

    Two of the most influential leaders of the Texas Revolution were native Mexicans. To understand the importance of the contributions of Lorenzo de Zavala and Jose Antonio Navarro, you should consider them in the same company as Thomas Jefferson and [...]

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  • Activism and Change

    May 15, 2018

    The Tejano experience includes working to create a more just society through struggles for educational rights, worker's rights, and political inclusion. While there have been gains, the quest for equal protection of the law and the ability to participate equally [...]

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  • Latin American Ceramic Suns

    May 15, 2018

    In this lesson students will learn about the use of geometric circles and triangles in pre-Columbian art and Mexican folk art, focusing on important motifs within Latin American mythology such as the sun. They will then create a ceramic sun [...]

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  • Positive Peer Pressure

    May 14, 2018

    This lesson looks at the positive and negatives of peer pressure and challenges students to consider how they can help one another stay on a positive track in life. One (1) sixty (60) minute class or two (2) thirty (30) [...]

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  • “Gone to Texas” Texas Pioneers, 1830-1860

    Apr 06, 2018

    This lesson plan introduces fourth grade students to Texas Pioneer Culture using primary sources. [...]

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  • Teaching Outside the Classroom: Growing Texas

    Apr 06, 2018

    This engaging activity includes images and documents intended to inspire outdoor education and participation, while focusing on the geography of Texas. [...]

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  • Send in the Cavalry: Conflict on the Texas Frontier

    Apr 06, 2018

    This activity allows students to participate, imagine, compare, contrast and immerse themselves in a nineteenth century frontier fort. [...]

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  • Rural One-Room Schoolhouse

    Apr 06, 2018

    This unique learning experience allows your students to explore what classroom life was like for students living in rural Texas during the late nineteenth century using primary sources. [...]

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