ERIC Number: ED463993
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Texas Almanac Teacher's Guide, 2002-2003.
Barringer, Betty; Ferguson, Sharon; Haynes, Beverly; Jacobs, Margaret; Jameson, Eugenia E.; Massey, Linda; Moran, Rebecca; Wilson, Ann
This interdisciplinary guide utilizes the subject matter in the 2002-2003 "Texas Almanac" to help classroom educators teach students in grades three to eight about the social, economic, cultural, and historical background of Texas. The guide has questions, puzzles, and activities that teachers can use to inform their students about the Lone Star State. The 46 lessons explore the rich heritage and lore of Texas by examining such themes as state symbols, the constitution of Texas, Texas history from prehistory to annexation, wildlife, population, elections, economy, newspapers, education, culture, and the arts. Appended are a: "Texas Outline Map"; "Texas Geology Map"; "Texas County Map"; "Texas Rivers Map"; "Line/Bar Graph Grid"; and "Miniature Book." (Contains an answer sheet.) (BT)
Descriptors: Census Figures, Cultural Context, Curriculum Enrichment, Demography, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Profiles, Social Studies, State History, Teaching Guides
Texas A&M University Press Consortium, John H. Lindsey Building-Lewis Street, 4354 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-4354 ($9.95). Tel: 800-826-8911 (Toll Free); Fax: 888-617-2421 (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.texasalmanac.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Dallas Morning News, Inc., TX.
Identifiers - Location: Texas