Texas Library Lesson - Texas Symbols - US States - Elementary Library

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2nd - 5th
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This great state. We love for things to be all about us, right? But hey, it's covered in the standards and with this I didn't have to go all over looking for pictures. Thanks!


This elementary library lesson is all about Texas symbols, places of interest, wildlife, plants, and more! This trip through Texas is designed to support a library lesson with read-aloud about Texas. Includes fun facts, would you rathers, vocabulary words, trivia questions, and more!



  • Recommended for: Grades 2-5
  • Lesson Duration: 1-2 library lessons (about 50 minutes total)
  • Formats: PPT, Google Slides, PDF
  • Editable: YES, all text is editable

***Please note that this presentation is designed to complement a read-aloud. The actual read-aloud story comes from you! I cannot include a recorded read-aloud due to copyright restrictions.


  • 40-slide PPT + Google™ Slides library lesson presentation
  • List of 16 recommended Texas-themed read-alouds (1 page, PDF and PPT)
  • Scavenger Hunt Activity (2 pages, PDF and PPT)
  • Answer Key for Scavenger Hunt (1 page, PDF and PPT)
  • Prep, set up, tips (6 pages, PDF)
  • Detailed, pre-filled, editable lesson plan; includes CC, TEKS, and AASL Standards (2 pages, PDF and PPT)
  • Google™ Classroom Basics (4 pages, PDF)
  • Instructions on how to set up PPT slide timings for digital bulletin boards (2 pages, PDF)


  • sign language: "Texas" and "T-E-X-A-S"
  • Texas on a map of the US
  • what is Texas known for?
  • Texas state flower (bluebonnet)
  • Texas state bird (northern mockingbird)
  • brief information on The Alamo
  • longhorn cattle
  • Texas state flag
  • capital city (Austin) + other major cities
  • Mystery animal (armadillo)
  • information about armadillos
  • Fort Worth Stockyards (cattle drive)
  • Word of the Week: Tex-Mex and prickly pear
  • Austin is the live music capital of the world
  • Dinosaur Valley State Park (Glen Rose)
  • Library review: Where are nonfiction dinosaur books located in the library (Dewey section)?
  • Texas horned lizard
  • 1900 Galveston Hurricane
  • hottest temperature ever recorded in Texas (when and where)
  • How long would it take to drive across the entire state of Texas?
  • All slides are illustrated with real photos and colorful clipart for Grades 2-5.

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Total Pages
46 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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