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"We are not makers of history; we are made by history."

-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  

 

 

What happened today in history?

Learn about today in history here!

 

What are we studying?

 

6th Grade:

Canada

 

7th Grade:

Exploration and Colonization of Texas

 

8th Grade:

Restlessness to Rebellion- the Road to Revolution

 

 

Please check Google Classroom for tests and projects.


 

The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.
-Theodore Roosevelt 

 

Parts of a Map Song
(sung to the tune of "Do Your Ears Hang Low?")


Is your map TODAL?
Title, orientation,
That's the north, south, east, west directions.
Add the date and the author and the legend,
And your map's TODAL.  

Helpful Links:

 
Texas Constitutions
https://tarltonapps.law.utexas.edu/constitutions/texas1845
 
An Engaging Digital Textbook:
https://www.thehistorycat.com/
 
Don’t just learn civics - play civics! Run for president. Pass new laws. Argue real cases.
https://www.icivics.org/games
 
News, Events, Primary Sources, Digital Exhibits
https://www.loc.gov/
 
A portal to world history websites including Women in World History, World History Sources and more.
http://worldhistorymatters.org/
 
“The first and only institution in America established by Congress to “disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a non-partisan basis in order to increase the awareness and understanding of the Constitution among the American people.”
https://constitutioncenter.org/
 
US History Videos
http://www.hippocampus.org/HippoCampus/History%20%26%20Government
 
Enhances US and Texas history teaching and research through primary sources, an online textbook, extensive reference resources, and interactive materials.
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/
 
Over 300 Instructional Videos for students- world history, US history, civics, the Constitution, etc.
http://hiphugheshistory.weebly.com/the-video-arsenal.html

Texas State Historical Association online Handbook- the Handbook of Texas — your source for Texas History
https://tshaonline.org/handbook