Flags of Texas
Students identify and describe the six flags that have flown over Texas throughout its years. They research specific information about each flag and the countries that flew them. Then they find images of each on the internet.
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Texas v. Johnson (1989)
Is burning an American flag protected under the First Amendment right to freedom of speech? Take a look at how Supreme Court justices interpreted this question, and discuss the merits of each of their arguments posed in Texas v. Johnson.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Bill of Rights
How does the Bill of Rights, created over 200 years ago, still apply to the lives of American citizens to this day? Here is a fantastic resource that includes several resources on approaching the Bill of Rights with your class. After...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
(Texas) Capitol Visitors Center, Post-Visit Lesson Plan, Grades 7 and 8
Students discuss the importance of commemorative monuments. They review Texas monuments and identify the reasons a monument dedicated to certain events or individuals. They design another Texas monument and explain why they...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Reporting Live From the Texas Revolution
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...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Ft. St. Louis: A Do-It-Yourself History
Seventh graders explore Fort St. Louis. In this Texas history instructional activity, 7th graders research Internet and print sources regarding the history of fort and the settlement. Students use their research findings to create...
7th Social Studies & History