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:
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
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.
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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:
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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