A helpful webpage to use to find kid friendly news articles is: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/scholasticnews/index.html
Research Native Americans of today. How do they remember their past? Many other tribes migrated into Texas as the Europeans began to settle the land we call the U.S. Research a tribe that came later into Texas.
Longitude and Latitude: If you have a map, globe, or atlas at home, look up the latitude & longitude of places you have traveled.
Use map skills when traveling and plan out routes and mileage for trips. Figure out how long the trip will take if you average 65 miles per hour. If changing time zones, figure out what time it will be at home in Texas while you are doing various activities like eating meals, or bedtime.
Did you know Sam Houston lived with the Cherokee Indians? They gave him a special name. Research Sam Houston and find out more! Try to write a note using the Cherokee language.Famous Texans
David G. Burnet
Mirabeau B. Lamar
Congress for kids
The Bill of Rights Quiz
Brainpop - Declaration of Independence
Brainpop - U.S. Constitution