TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades K-2

TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades K-2
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades K-2
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades K-2
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades K-2
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades K-2
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades K-2
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades K-2
TEACHING TEXAS Activity Pack for Grades K-2
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  1. Have fun meeting your TEKS standards (listed below) with the Totally Texas Bundle for Grades K-2. This Texas-sized pack of resources contains four activity books, PLUS seven cross-curricular activities that highlight the symbols, flag, and geography of the Lone Star state, PLUS the FREE bonus book,
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Take a tour of the symbols and regions of the Lone Star state—and meet your Social Studies TEKS (listed below)— with the seven cross-curricular activities in the Teaching Texas Activity Pack for Grades K-2.

Cross-Curricular Activities Included:

  • Every Texan Counts is a Texas-themed poem, with follow-up comprehension questions, that uses the word “count” in two ways—counting things and counting on one another—to illustrate homonyms.
  • Mockingbird Puzzle comes in two levels—one with letters and one without—for differentiated instruction.
  • Name that Texas Symbol reinforces learning with a picture crossword puzzle.
  • State Symbols Puzzle uses a cut-and-glue format to highlight state symbol vocabulary.
  • 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/Mexico Flag Venn Diagram develops critical thinking skills of comparing and contrasting as children sort the cut-and-glue sentence descriptions.
  • Texas Regions introduces students to map-making as they create a map key for the seven regions of Texas.

State Symbols Vocabulary Words:

Alamo, armadillo, Big Tex, bluebonnet, Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle, longhorn, mockingbird, Texas toad

Additional Vocabulary Words:

amphibian, Big Bend, glyph, Gulf Coast, Hill Country, landmark, mammal, Panhandle, Pineywoods, Prairies and Lakes, South Texas Plains

Targeted Skills:

  • Identifying Texas state symbols
  • Creating a glyph
  • Identifying regions of Texas
  • Creating a map key
  • Following written directions
  • Critical thinking skills of comparing and contrasting
  • Building content-area literacy in social studies
  • Reading fluency and comprehension

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TEXAS TEKS for SOCIAL STUDIES: This resource can be used to meet the following standards for Grades K-2:

K113.11.a.1, K113.11.a.2, K113.11.a.5, K113.11b.14, 113.12.a.1, 113.12.a.2, 113.12.a.5, 113.12.b.4, 113.12.b.14, 113.12.b.17, 113.13.a.2, 113.13.a.5, 113.13.b.5, 113.13.b.6, 113.13.b.14, 113.13.b.18

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Sample Pages: Please see the preview for full-sized images of sample activity pages.

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

Unsure About the Grade Level? Compare this activity pack with the Teaching Texas Activity Pack for Grades 3-5.

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Bundle and Save: These activities are available in the Totally Texas Bundle for Grade K-2, which also includes FOUR activity books—I Live in Texas, Texan, Texan, What Do You Spy?, Texas Colors, and The Texas Flag/La Bandera de Texas, PLUS the FREE bonus book, T Is for Texas (valued at $5.40).

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Related Resources:

FREE-Texas State Symbols Matching Cards

FREE-Texas State Symbols Poster Pack

I Live in Texas Activity Book

T Is for Texas (Texas Symbols Dictionary)

Texan, Texan, What Do You Spy? (Rhyme-and-Write Reader)

The Texas Flag/La Bandera de Texas (bilingual)

Texas Colors

CLICK HERE to view the complete line of Teaching Texas resources.

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