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Nick Coalson Family Attacked By Indians in South Texas. Read more on the struggles of this family...

Nick Coalson Family Attacked By Indians in South Texas. Read more on the struggles of this family.

Lawson family home, Wesley, Arkansas

Tie into the Fritts family? Or the Gray, Lawson, McConnell, Lane, or Roberson families? You will find A LOT of info and photos on this link.

My Silly Firsties: Short and Sweet with a Freebie!

We had to sneak in a little Social Studies and I made a quick little book for them to read and color

Indians Of Texas Activity Book: Includes Math Problems, Reading Comprehension and Activities

Native Americans of Texas

Indians of Texas activity (first Texans): students are able to describe an Indian group and identify key characteristics.

Texas History - Four Regions Foldable: This foldable is a great representation of the four main regions that students could make in class or within groups. On the inside, students could list the facts or interesting things about each region. This could be a great study tool for students to use when reviewing for a test or quiz over the Texas regions.

Texas History - Four Regions Foldable: This foldable is a great representation of the four main regions that students could make in class or within groups. On the inside, students could list the facts or interesting things about each region.

This a great website that has Texas history weekly warm up ideas. They are based of the TEKS and could be a great start to any lesson. It only takes about 5 minutes and can be done individually or whole class to serve as a conversation topic.

Texas History Weekly Warm Up Daily Review

Ultimate Guide to Texas History

Texas history lessons

We're studying Texas history next year and to prepare for that overwhelming subject I started searching up hands on Texas history lessons and shared with you.

This website has Texas History trading cards that can help students learn about the different founding fathers and historical figures. I think youth are so into trading cards that it could be a cool idea to either print some or have them make their own based on what they are learning.

Texas History trading cards, I think this is such a creative way for students to learn about important figures in Texas history, maybe it could be incorporated into some type of classroom wide card game or used to create a timeline -TK

Texas Regions: This would be an even better project for students to do! In groups they could each make a map of the regions. This would teach the students mapping skills and let them differentiate each region. They could then present it to the class when finished.

Texas Regions: This would be an even better project for students to do! In groups they could each make a map of the regions. This would teach the students mapping skills and let them differentiate each region

Teaching In The Fast Lane: Setting Up Your Texas History Interactive Notebook

Setting Up Your Texas History Interactive Notebook

Upper elementary classroom tips and ideas with a focus on classroom management, student engagement, & cooperative learning.

Teaching In The Fast Lane: When Do I Teach That? A Sequence of Texas History Units

When Do I Teach That? A Sequence of Texas History Units

Upper elementary classroom tips and ideas with a focus on classroom management, student engagement, & cooperative learning.

The Diary of a Teachaholic: Texas Symbols and a Freebie -Yee! Haw!

The Diary of a Teachaholic: Texas Symbols and a Freebie -Yee! I could use this when teaching different countires, would be great to learn about all of the different cultures in our world!

Texas History!   My Statehood Notebook

My Statehood Notebook

My Statehood Notebook This is a graphic organizer that supports visual and kinesthetic learning. The interactive aspects keep students engaged and motivated.

Did you know the name "Texas" comes from a Caddoan Indian word? It is a Spanish corruption of the Caddo word Taysha, which means "friend."  Spanish explorers recorded it as Teyas or Tejas.

Did you know the name "Texas" comes from a Caddoan Indian word? It is a Spanish corruption of the Caddo word Taysha, which means "friend." Spanish explorers recorded it as Teyas or Tejas. Texas, of course, would be named something that means "friend".

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