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The Texas Primary Sources is a pack of 20 primary source documents that are relevant to the history in Texas. We have created a FREE Online Teacher’s Guide for Primary Sources to help you to teach primary sources more effectively and use creative strategies for integrating primary source materials into your classroom. This FREE Online Teacher's Guide for Primary Sources is 15 pages. It includes teacher tools, student handouts, and student worksheets. Click HERE to download the FREE Online Teacher's Guide for Primary Sources.
The Texas Primary Sources will help your students build common core skills including:
· Critical Thinking
· Point of View
· Compare and Contrast
· Order of Events
· And Much More!
Perfect for gallery walks and literature circles! Great research and reference materials!
The Texas Primary Sources are:
1. Texas Declaration of Independence – formal declaration of independence of the Republic of Texas from Mexico during the Texas Revolution – 1836
2. Painting depicting the Fall of the Alamo – 1844
3. Portrait of General Antonio L"pez de Santa Anna – 1847
4. Photograph of Susanna Dickinson, survivor of the Battle of the Alamo – mid 1800s
5. Print of Sam Houston, first President of the Republic of Texas – 1852
6. Map of the Texas coast showing points of occupation of expedition under Union Major General N. P. Banks – November 1863
7. Patent drawing for Joseph Glidden’s improvement to barbed wire – 1874
8. Photograph of Texas Rangers Company D, Realitos, Texas – 1887
9. Photograph of first major oil gusher at Spindletop Hill, Texas – January 10, 1901
10. Photograph of branding cattle, XIT Ranch, Texas – 1904
11. Replica of the petition from Minnie Fisher Cunningham of the Texas Woman Suffrage Association for the passage of the "Susan B. Anthony Amendment" - May 2, 1916
12. Photograph of soldiers at bayonet practice – Camp Bowie, Fort Wayne, Texas – 1918
13. Copy of Bessie Coleman’s aviation license – 1921
14. Photograph of cattle brands, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum – 1936
15. Photograph of Texas family heading to Arkansas during the Great Depression hoping to get work in the cotton fields – 1936
16. Replica of a sign in Taylor, Texas, warning farmers to use terrace farming – April 1939
17. Photograph of a factory worker at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant in Fort Worth, Texas – 1942
18. President George W. Bush waves to a rescue worker while touring the site of the World Trade Center terrorist attack in New York City – 2001
19. Photograph of the world’s largest offshore oil platform near Ingleside, Texas, used to tap huge oil and gas reserves in the Gulf of Mexico – 2005
20. Congressional Gold Medal awarded to heart surgeon Michael E. DeBakey – 2008
Your students will:
· think critically and analytically, interpret events, and question various perspectives of history.
· participate in active learning by creating their own interpretations instead of memorizing facts and a writer’s interpretations.
· integrate and evaluate information provided in diverse media formats to deepen their understanding of historical events.
· experience a more relevant and meaningful learning experience.
Each primary resource is printed on sturdy 8.5" X 11" cardstock.
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Book Description Gallopade, 2013. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0635107716