Texas Missions Teacher Resources
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Friar Margil and the Spanish Missions
Students examine the concepts of diversity and assimilation. They identify the validity of sources and recognize bias, and create original illustrations from the students' point of view which show the impact of the Spanish friars on the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Mission Nuestra Señora de la Concepción and the Spanish Mission in the New World
Students explore Spanish missions. In this research skills instructional activity, students research Internet and print sources regarding the architecture, purposes, and functionality of Spanish missions.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Digging Deeper in Mission San Saba
Seventh graders explain Spanish motives for establishing Mission San Sab?? and the reasons for the mission's failure. This lesson should be used when students already have an understanding of the Spanish mission-presidio system in Texas.
7th Social Studies & History