An Interactive Unit on the Texas Revolutionís Pivotal Event and Its Personalities, 1835–1836Students work in cooperative groups to learn the famous myths and the underlying facts about the role of the Alamo in westward expansion. Main activities: read historical and biographical background essays, respond by writing poems and biographies, perform a series of mini-plays reenacting historical events, and play a Q&A "bombardment" game in which correct answers score direct hits in a board game replaying the siege. Consists of a 134-page teacher's guide with full directions and reproducible handouts, plus 35 eight-page consumable student handouts. Standards-based. Grades 7–8. Glossary. Suggested resources. Chronology. 8½" x 11". Interact. ©2003.
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