ERIC Number: ED413271
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Texas Almanac Teacher's Guide, 1998-99.
Dallas Morning News, TX.
This teacher's guide utilizes the subject matter in the 1998-99 Texas Almanac in a variety of interdisciplinary student activities for grades 3-8. The guide includes a grade-by-grade curriculum chart detailing which lessons correspond to specific Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) objectives and Essential Element requirements. The 45 lessons explore the rich heritage and lore of Texas on themes such as: wildlife, history, holidays, weather, counties, towns, The Constitution of Texas, elections, culture, science, religion, education, media, economy, oil, insurance, transportation, crime, and agriculture. The appendix includes maps of Texas geology, counties, and rivers. The guide concludes with an answer sheet for the lessons. (EH)
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Community Study, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Local History, Social History, Social Studies, State Government, State History, Teaching Guides
Texas A&M University Press, Drawer C, College Station, TX 77843-4354; telephone: 800-826-8911 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Dallas Morning News, TX.
Identifiers - Location: Texas