TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades 3-5

TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades 3-5
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades 3-5
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades 3-5
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades 3-5
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades 3-5
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades 3-5
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades 3-5
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades 3-5
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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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Take a tour of the people, places, symbols, and geography of the Lone Star State—and meet your TEKS standards—with the nine cross-curricular activities in the Teaching Texas Activity Pack for Grades 3-5.

Cross-Curricular Activities Included:

  • The First Texans introduces the Native American tribes of Texas.
  • The First Texans Word Search contains twenty vocabulary words used in the introduction above.
  • Just the Facts puts critical thinking skills to work as student categorize words and phrases.
  • Lone Star Symbols features 15 common and not-so-common Texas symbols.
  • Mockingbird-Monarch Venn Diagram uses cut-and-glue labels to compare and contrast the characteristics of birds and insects.
  • My Home State is a poem, with follow-up comprehension questions, about the people, places and things found in Texas.
  • Texas Glyph is a fun way to learn about Texas symbols and landmarks, as children follow directions to create individual pictures based on their own Texas experiences.
  • Texas Regions Map focuses on the seven regions of Texas and mapping skills as student follow directions to create a map key.
  • Texas History Timeline is a unique cut-and-glue timeline that highlights significant events in Texas history, from the arrival of Native Americans to statehood.

State Symbols Vocabulary:

Alamo, armadillo, bluebonnet, chili, cowboy boots, guitar, jalapeño, longhorn, mockingbird, Monarch, pecan, prickly pear, rodeo

Historic Figures Vocabulary:

Santa Anna, Stephen F. Austin, Estevanico, James P. Henderson, Sam Houston, Jose Navarro, Cabeza de Vaca, Lorenzo de Zavala

Additional Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

amphibian, Big Bend, compass, exoskeleton, Great Plains, Gulf Coast, Hill Country, mammal, map key, migrate, Panhandle, Pineywoods, Prairies and Lakes, South Texas Plains, vertebrate

Targeted Skills:

  • Identifying Texas state symbols
  • Identifying Texas geographic regions
  • Identifying and describing the differences among Native American cultures
  • Placing historic events in chronological order
  • Using a map compass and creating a map key
  • Following written directions
  • Creating a glyph
  • Critical thinking skill of comparing and contrasting
  • 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 3-5: 113.14.a.1, 113.14.a.2, 113.14.a.5, 113.14.b.1, 113.14.b.3, 113.14.b.5, 113.14.b.11, 113.14.b.14, 113.15.a.1, 113.15.a.2, 113.15.a.5, 113.15.b.1, 113.15.b.3, 113.15.b.6, 113.15.b.7, 113.15.b.16, 113.15.b.17, 113.15.b.21, 113.15.b.22a, 113.16.b.1, 113.16.b.3, 113.16.b.6, 113.16.b.7, 113.16.b.24, 113.16.b.25


Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample activity pages.

Technical Info: The activities are in PDF format, illustrated with original, high-resolution drawings.

Unsure About the Grade Level? Compare this activity pack with the Teaching Texas Activity Pack for GR K-2.


Bundle and Save: This Activity Pack is also available in the Totally Texas Bundle for Grades 3-5, which includes four books: Ten Texas Heroes, Ten Texas Women, The Stories Behind the Six Flags of Texas, and The Stories Behind the Texas Flag, PLUS the Free Bonus Book, T Is for Texas (valued at $5.40).


Additional Texas Resources:

FREE-Texas State Symbols Matching Cards

FREE-Texas State Symbols Poster Pack

The Stories Behind the Six Flags of Texas

The Stories Behind the Texas Flag

T Is for Texas (State Symbols Dictionary)

Ten Texas Heroes (Leaders Who Shaped Texas History)

Ten Texas Women (20th Century Trailblazers)

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


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