Learn about the history of Texas and the people who live in the area. There is information about local legacy, notable people, and historical landmarks and architecture. Includes historical maps, primary documents, timelines, and activity sheets. There are links to eThemes Resources on Texas state facts, state symbols, geography and landforms, and Alamo.
Institute of Texan Cultures: Education Resources
This site provides links to education resources related to Texas History, including: Culture Courier Blog, Educator Workshops, Educator Guides, Field Trips, Back 40, Tex-Kits, Electronic Learning Expeditions, and Special Collections.
Texas Stories - Texas History Classroom Activities
Learn more about Texas and its rich history by hearing some of its stories in this audio series and the accompanying activities.
Focus on Texas History
Learn about some of the major events in Texas History, including Anglo American colonization, revolution, independence, annexation, and more.
The Alamo: Texas History Video
This video, written by students, shows a re-enactment of the battle of the Alamo. (Total Running Time: 8:05)
NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
The US50: General Texas State History
Read general information about the history and historic figures of Texas. Includes information such as geography and a state quiz. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Texas State Historical Association: Lesson Plans
Here are Texas history lesson plans provided by the Texas State Historical Association. You can browse lesson plans by topics, standards, grade, or title.
Texas State Historical Association: Teacher Resources
See these teacher resources for teaching Texas history including approach for teaching, online resources, maps, quizzes, and more.
Texas beyond History
Learn about the history of Texas from a virtual museum of Texas culture heritage. Includes lesson plans, activities guide, activities and games for kids, online maps, and more.
eThemes Resource: Texas: State Facts
These sites include information about Texas state history, state symbols, education, economy, statistics, as well as fun facts about the state. Learn trivia and take quizzes to test your knowledge on Texas.
eThemes Resource: Texas: State Symbols
Learn about the official state symbols of Texas including the flag, seal, flower, mascot, and other animals. There are printouts, factsheets, pictures, games, and more. Included is an eThemes resource on Texas state facts.
eThemes Resource: Texas: Geography and Landforms
These websites are about the geography and landforms of Texas. There are maps, facts, printouts, photographs, and quizzes. Included eThemes resources on Texas state facts, symbols, and history.
eThemes Resource: Alamo
These sites are about the Alamo and the Mexican-American War. Take a 360-degree virtual tour of the site and view many photos. There are timelines and first-person accounts. Includes information on Sam Houston, Spanish missions, and the Southwest region of the United States.