Introduce your young learners to the men and women who shaped the Lone Star State—from its beginnings through the 21st century—with the .
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
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
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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, .
Additional Texas Resources:
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)
First in Space (Milestones in the History of Space Exploration)
Washington and Lincoln (Cut-and-Glue Activity Book)
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