Texas Sampler

Overview

A Texas Sampler is a tribute to the remarkable people who settled Texas. Excerpts from diaries, letters, and memoirs written by real Texans reveal the history of this great state.The workbook and text together create a package that dovetails with the Texas state-mandated curriculum requirements in Texas history at the fourth- and seventh-grade levels. The text provides the classroom teacher with much-needed primary source material, the workbook is a set of blackline masters to accompany the thirty-two chapters ...

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Overview

A Texas Sampler is a tribute to the remarkable people who settled Texas. Excerpts from diaries, letters, and memoirs written by real Texans reveal the history of this great state.The workbook and text together create a package that dovetails with the Texas state-mandated curriculum requirements in Texas history at the fourth- and seventh-grade levels. The text provides the classroom teacher with much-needed primary source material, the workbook is a set of blackline masters to accompany the thirty-two chapters found in the book. Each activity is easy to use and easy to grade. In addition, opportunities for higher level thinking, writing practice, and the use of graphic organizers abound. Also included are answer keys and correlations to the fourth- and seventh-grade TEKS and TAAS objectives for writing, math, and reading.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780896724099
  • Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1998
  • Edition description: Workbook
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 11.01 (h) x 0.27 (d)

Meet the Author

Lisa Waller Rogers is the author of three Lone Star Journal novels for young readers, as well as an anthology, A Texas Sampler. She lives in Austin, Texas.

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Table of Contents

Preface
List of Illustrations
1 The Weepers and the Wailers 3
2 The Mission San Saba 7
3 The Ghost of Jean Lafitte 11
4 Black Pelican Soup 17
5 The Garden Spot of the World 21
6 The Weak Never Started 25
7 The Jolly Flatboatmen 29
8 The Murders of Haggett and Williams 31
9 Victory or Death! 39
10 The Runaway Scrape 41
11 The Battle of Plum Creek 49
12 The Black Bean Lottery 53
13 A Commanche Village 63
14 A Tonkawa Feast 65
15 Lipan Grove 69
16 The Street Life of Old San Antone 75
17 Frontier Cuisine 77
18 Woman's Work 83
19 Home Alone 85
20 Going Visiting 91
21 The Fiddler 93
22 The Fandango 97
23 Brit Bailey 101
24 Stagecoach Inn 105
25 The Extraordinary Texas Horny Toad 109
26 Hog-Killing Time 111
27 Two Boys and a Panther 115
28 Mustang Catching 119
29 Cynthia Ann Parker 125
30 The Hanging of Bob Augustin 129
31 My Slave Days 135
32 A Man with a Conscience 139
References 145
Index 149
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