Educator Resources


 

Immigration

 
Why and how people move, and the impact of migration on culture. 

Texans One and All

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Originally published in 1998 as a guide to the ITC Exhibit Floor, Texans One and All introduces students to 26 settlement groups that have shaped Texan culture.
 
Grade Levels: 6-9
 
Subjects: Social studies (history, immigration, economic and social push and pull factors, culture)
 
Click on the image to the left to access lesson plans and materials.
 

 

Why We Came: The Immigration Experience Educator Guides (Parts I-III)

 
These guides explore the subject of immigration through lessons, resources, and strategies to help students grasp these difficult concepts.

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Part I provides background information on immigration and introduces students to important vocabulary words.

Grade Levels: 6-12

Subjects: Social studies (immigration, Texas history, culture)
 
Click on the image to the left to access lesson plans and materials.
 
 
 
 
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Part II shows you how to use oral histories in the classroom. 
 
Grade Levels: 6-12
 
Subjects: Social studies (immigration, Texas history, culture)
 
Click on the image to the left to access the lesson plans. Click here to access the accompanying collection of oral histories and articles.
 
 
 
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Part III provides students with the opportunity to research the pros and cons of immigration and choose a stance in the debate.
 
Grade Levels: 6-12
 
Subjects: Social studies (immigration, Texas history, culture)
 
Click on the image to the left to access lesson plans and materials.
 

 

TEXANS: A Story of Texan Cultures for Young People

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TEXANS: A Story of Texan Cultures for Young People brings together in one book varied topics about 15 ethnic and cultural groups in Texas. These topics have been chosen to serve the special interests and educational needs of young people. The book encourages them to examine and appreciate the contributions of their own culture and those of other Texans.

Grade Levels: 4, 6-12

For your convenience we have broken the book into sections. Click the links below to download the content of your choice. 
 
 
Teacher's Guide
Student Edition
Introduction  Introduction
Immigration  Immigration
African-American Texans  African-American Texans
Anglo-American Texans  Anglo-American Texans
Cajun Texans  Cajun Texans
Chinese Texans  Chinese Texans
Czech Texans  Czech Texans
German Texans  German Texans
Greek Texans  Greek Texans
Indian Texans  Indian Texans
Japanese Texans  Japanese Texans
Jewish Texans  Jewish Texans
Mexican Texans  Mexican Texans
Norwegian Texans  Norwegian Texans
Polish Texans  Polish Texans
Spanish Texans  Spanish Texans
Vietnamese Texans  Vietnamese Texans
Salute to Other Texan Cultures  Salute to Other Texan Cultures
Using Texans in Social Studies  Index and Credits
Using Texans Across the Curriculum  

 

 

Gone to Texas: The Immigration of Cultures

 

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This guide provides an overview of 30 different cultural groups, and complements teachers' instructional plans on the immigration of various cultural groups to Texas.

Grade Levels: 4, K-12

Subjects: Social studies (immigration, Texas history, culture)

For your convenience we have broken the book into sections. Click the links below to download the content of your choice.

 

Introduction
The Immigration of Cultures
Instructional Activities
Overview: The Immigration of Cultures
African-American Texans
Alabama-Coushatta Texans
Anglo-American Texans
Asian-Indian Texans
Black-Seminole Texans
Chinese Texans
Comanche Texans
Czech Texans
Danish Texans
Dutch Texans
English Texans
Filipino Texans
French Texans
German Texans
Greek Texans
Irish Texans
Italian Texans
Japanese Texans
Kickapoo Texans
Korean Texans
Lebanese and Syrian Texans
Mexican Texans
Norwegian Texans
Polish Texans
Puerto Rican Texans
Roma Texans
Russian Texans
Spanish Texans
Tigua Texans
Vietnamese Texans

 
 

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