Monthly Archives: February 2017

Your Line in the Sand

Texas Quotes http://www.texasstandard.org/stories/you-may-all-go-to-hell-and-9-more-great-texas-quotes/ 1. “You may all go to hell and I will go to Texas.” Davy Crockett said this angrily after losing his Tennessee bid for the U.S. Congress. I think he really said, “Y’all can go to hell,” … Continue reading

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Learning Texas History Through Song

TEXAS FOLK MUSIC https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/lhf01 https://www.loc.gov/folklife/states/texas.html Song played by the Davis Boys at the Battle of San Jacinto http://www.texasreader.com/will-you-come-to-the-bower.html “Old Chisholm Trail” Notes-  Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp-  Performance Note: “Old Chisholm Trail” performed by Frank Goodwyn (vocals) at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, … Continue reading

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RESOURCES for Teaching Texas history – cool sites

http://www.texasarchive.org/library/index.php?title=TeachTexas:Gone_to_Texas_Gr7 Lesson plans http://www.texasarchive.org/library/index.php/Category:Teach_Texas AMAZON PRIME The Story Of Texas 2007 The Birth of Texas (aka Martyrs of the Alamo) (1915) 2007 Heroes of the Alamo 1937 FREE Worksheets, etc http://www.teacherspayteachers.com

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Memorize the 6 Flags over Texas

  The flags of six nations have flown over Texas. They are: Spain (1519-1685; 1690-1821) France (1685-1690) Mexico (1821-1836) Republic of Texas (1836-1845) Confederate States of America (1861-1865) United States of America (1845-1861; 1865- ) Interactive Web Site to memorize … Continue reading

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