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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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The Alamo - Remembering Through Education

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help young historians truly remember the Alamo with a comprehensive set of informational text about the Texas Revolution. Complete with important vocabulary, biographies of prominent historical figures, thorough timelines of events, and...
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On This Day: The Battle of the Alamo

For Students 7th - 12th
New ReviewA thought-provoking resource shares information on the Battle of the Alamo and its lasting impact on history. Scholars learn about Davy Crockett, a famous frontiersman, killed defending the Alamo. Video clips also explain that...
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The Alamo Crossword Puzzle

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Sort out who's who from the Battle of the Alamo with a helpful crossword puzzle. Complete with 20 clues and names, the resource helps history learners identify the major players in a pivotal moment in American history.
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The Alamo

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Remember the Alamo! Scholars investigate the Battle of San Jacinto during the Texas Revolution. Using models, maps, quotes, biographies, and the Oath of Allegiance, the Alamo comes to life as the stories of those who fought and died in...
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The Alamo Then and Now

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Reading about the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas revolution is one thing, but has the class seen it? Show them firsthand using an interactive resource. Scholars drag a mouse to view the surroundings of the Alamo in the past and as...
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A Lesson in Citizenship

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be an American citizen? Lieutenant Colonel Commander William Barret Travis believed that it meant honor to country first—even above one's own life. Middle and high schoolers read his final letters from the Alamo that...
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The Alamo

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the Battle of the Alamo in depth. In this research skills lesson plan, students visit the Alamo de Parras website to examine issues related to the battle that took place in 1836. Students analyze comment strands on issues...
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The Alamo Cornerstone of Freedom

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The Alamo Cornerstone of Freedom. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have...
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Alamo Simulation

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create a simulated battle where Canadians try to take over Maine. In this Alamo simulation lesson plan, 5th graders reconstruct events to understand the battle of the Alamo and The Texas Declaration of Independence from...
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The Adventures of the Alamo

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders demonstrate their ability to locate San Antonio on a Texas map, use the Internet to conduct research on the War of the Alamo, and simulate the past during dress-up day and Pinata Day.
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The Great Military: Map of Texas

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The battle at the Alamo may be one of the most famous military campaigns in Texas history, but it is by no means the only one. As part of their study of the military history of Texas, class members research less-well-known sites, locate...
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The Alamo

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study the architectural features of the Alamo. For this Alamo lesson, 5th graders look at images of The Alamo and reconstruct the building using sugar cubes and frosting.
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Comparing Visual Interpretations and Actual Events: War & Battle

For Teachers 7th
A Venn Diagram is used to compare artistic and historical representations of a single event. Young analysts view the provided images, read textbook descriptions, and discuss the validity of each representation in terms of bias and...
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War & Expansion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did the United States come to acquire two of its largest states? Your class members will learn about the sequence of events that led to and immediately followed the acquisition of Texas and California, including the Mexican-American...
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Lorenzo de Zavala and José Antonio Navarro: Their Contributions to the Independence of Texas

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Lorenzo de Zavala and José Antonio Navarro were both native Mexicans and leaders of the Texas Revolution, but with different backgrounds and careers. Compare and contrast the two influential men with a research assignment in which...
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Military Battle Lesson Plans Can Capture Everyone's Attention

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Recreating key military battles can help children learn about the history of warfare in an engaging way.
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Manifest Destiny

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Complete with maps, photographs, and historical documents, this presentation would be a great resource throughout a unit about mid-19th century America. Manifest Destiny, Texas Independence, the Oregon Trail, and the Mexican War are all...
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Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios

For Teachers 4th
After watching two educational films about Texas history, young settlers create a T chart listing the pros and cons of renouncing their American citizenship, converting to Catholicism, and moving to a Texas colony under the Empresario...
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Celebrating San Jacinto Day

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners remember that Texans celebrate Texas Independence Day on March 2 each year when the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed. They develop and create a calendar in honor of the heroes who fought in the Battle of San Jacinto...
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Reporting Live From the Texas Revolution

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the major battles of the Texas Revolution. They examine a map of Texas and identify the major settlements. In small groups they conduct research on a selected battle of the Texas Revolution, and write and present a...
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The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Take an in-depth look at the historical events in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in this 69-slide PowerPoint. Photos, facts, and transcripts are outlined in this presentation in order to answer the stated essential question in slide 2: "What...
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At The Western Frontier

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the differences between myths and facts. They examine myths and facts found in movies about the old west. They write an essay that explains how facts differ from myths.
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Grade 11 American History Unit 2 Test 1789-1865

For Students 9th - 12th
In this early American history worksheet, high schoolers respond to 25 fill in the blank, matching, and short answer questions about that nation and its leaders between 1789 and 1865.

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