to the Teacher and Student Website for the exhibit, Going to Texas:
Five Centuries of Texas Maps. The Center for Texas Studies at TCU
invites you to use these educational resources to enhance your understanding
and appreciation of the exhibit. These materials provide students with
educational activities and teachers with classroom curricula and instructional
links that are ideal for preparing students for museum visits or follow-up
Introduction presents a brief look at the importance of maps and cartography.
Introduction is followed by 9 categories of Texas history as illustrated
by maps. Color images are included along with discussion suggestions
to use prior to or after your visit to the Museum.
suggested Activities are a series of projects that may be used in
conjunction with your Musuem visit. They provide a way of extending
the interaction with the Museum Objects in the areas of Art, Language,
Social Studies, and Math.
there is a list of the Texas Education Agency's Texas Essential Knowledge
and Skills (TEKS) that correlates with the skills, goals, and opportunities
that are developed during studying the education material and a tour
of the Exhibition
feel free to download and copy these
materials for your use. If there are any questions or concerns, click
on the "contact button" above.
please feel free to download and copy
the outstanding edcuation materials produced by the Old Red Museum of Dallas County History and Culture.
your visit to Going to Texas: Five Centuries of Texas Maps.
for other student exercises, please visit our Texas
Flags Education Resources site.