Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History

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Follow Texas history from Native Americans all the way to the 21st Century. Teachers analyze the creation of a year-long course on Texas history and use a wide range of teaching subjects and materials to guide them through the state's history. From puzzles to tic-tac-toe to propaganda exercises, the materials address a wide range of teaching styles and instruction for all learners. Detailed lesson plans allow instructors to see the vision of course creation.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Work through resource looking at an entire school year of instruction in mind
  • Team up with other history instructors to organize the vast amount of information provided 
Classroom Considerations

  • Instructor needs to keep pacing in mind, as the resource reviews the creation of an entire course
Pros

  • Resource provides printable worksheets and materials for classroom use
  • Materials designed and outlined for a year-long course on American history from the Texan perspective
  • Covers a variety of topics from Texas history, including the Battle of San Jacinto, the oil industry boom, and the effects of westward expansion
Cons

  • Resource is 449 pages long, so it is a lot of material to cover