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|LESSON PLAN: ||DEFENDERS OF THE ALAMO|
|CONCEPT: ||Using the Internet to discover more about those who died at the Alamo.|
|GRADE: || 4th, could be adapted for 7th|
|SUBJECT: || history|
|TIME FRAME: ||1 computer lab period, and 60 minutes to create a poster with information gained|
|CREDIT:|| Rachel Brunson, Carol Clark, Marsha Crow, Kaye Glaeser, Lane Holmstrom, Lori Warren (submitted by Marsha Crow)|
select one defender of the Alamo to learn more about via the
create a poster that communicates specific information about the
defender they chose.
Texas Defender Rubric
one 12" x 18" piece of white paper per student
ruler, markers, colored pencils, or crayons
The teacher distributes a Texas Defender Rubric to each
student, and then reviews the expectations with them.
Students go to the web site listed under WEB LINKS,
and choose one of the defenders whose last name begins with the same letter as theirs (or by any other method you choose as long as their choices as a class represent many of the defenders). They need to make sure that the specifics they need are listed for the person they choose (eg. some do not have a known birthplace).
Once a defender has been decided on, the information required on the rubric is written on a separate piece of paper.
Next, the information is transferred to the white paper, as
indicated by the rubric. Each student turns-in their poster
with the rubric.
| SOCIAL STUDIES 4.22, 4.23|