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  1. Introduce your students to the men and women who shaped Texas history—and meet your TEKS standards (listed below)—with Ten Texas Heroes, an introduction to the state’s earliest leaders.Featured Historic Figures:Stephen F. Austin, the Father of TexasJane Long, the Mother of TexasWilliam Barret Travis
  2. Introduce your young learners to the leaders who opened up new opportunities for women and meet your TEKS standards (listed below) with Ten Texas Women (20th Century Trailblazers). Featured Women:Bessie Coleman, Stunt-Flying AviatrixCarrie Marcus Neiman, Southern Style-SetterBabe Didrikson Zaharias,
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  1. Have fun meeting your TEKS standards (listed below) —and save $8!—with the Totally Texas Bundle for Grades 3-5. This Texas-sized pack of resources contains four books, PLUS nine cross-curricular activities that highlight the historic leaders, symbols, flag, and geography of the Lone Star state, PLUS
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Bundle Description

Introduce your young learners to the men and women who shaped the Lone Star State—from its beginnings through the 21st century—with the Historic Texans Bundle.

Books Included:

  • Ten Texas Heroes (Leaders Who Shaped Texas History) highlights the contributions of these early leaders of Texas: Stephen F. Austin, Jane Long, William Barret Travis, Davy Crockett, Emily West, Lorenzo de Zavala, Sam Houston, José Navarro, Sarah Horton Cockrell, and the Texas Rangers.
  • Ten Texas Women (20th Century Trailblazers) features ten women who opened up new opportunities for women in a wide variety of fields, including: Bessie Coleman, Carrie Marcus Neiman, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Lady Bird Johnson, Mary Kay Ash, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Kay Bailey Hutchinson, Laura Bush, and Selena Quintanilla-Perez.

Additional Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

activist, advocate, aviatrix, barnstormer, Cherokee, constitution, eloquent, flamboyant, global, iconic, incentive, independence, LPGA, legendary, literacy, luxury, native, Old 300, Tejano, trademark

Targeted Skills:

  • Identifying contributions of historic Texas men and women
  • Building content-area literacy in social studies
  • Reading fluency and comprehension


TEXAS TEKS for SOCIAL STUDIES: This resource can be used to meet the following standards for Grades 1-5: 113.12.b.2, 113.12.b.14, 113.13.b.4, 113.13.b.13, 113.14.a.1, 113.14.b.1,113.14.b.11, 113.15.a.1, 113.15.b.3, 113.15.b.5, 113.15.b.16, 113.15.b.17, 113.15.b.22.a, 113.16.b.5, 113.16.b.25


Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages from the books. To view additional images, click on the thumbnails listed above.

Technical Info: The books are in PDF format, combined into a single zip file, and illustrated with original, high-definition images.


UPGRADE and save even more with the Totally Texas Bundle for Grades 3-5, which includes three additional books--The Stories Behind the Six Flags of Texas, and The Story Behind the Texas Flag--PLUS nine cross-curricular activities, PLUS the FREE bonus book, T Is for Texas.

Additional Texas Resources:

FREE-Texas State Symbols Matching Cards

FREE-Texas State Symbols Poster Pack

CLICK HERE to view the complete line of Teaching Texas resources for Grades K-5.

Additional Books in the Biography series:

African American Pioneers (Influence and Inspiration in the 20th Century)

Legendary Native Americans

First in Space (Milestones in the History of Space Exploration)

Washington and Lincoln (Cut-and-Glue Activity Book)


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