Culture


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Our content is organized by Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) curriculum standards. Choose an expectation below to view our TSHA resources for each category of TEKS Texas History standards:

  • 7.18 (Statement)

    The student understands the concept of diversity within unity in Texas.

    • 7.18A (Expectation)

      Explain how the diversity of Texas is reflected in a variety of cultural activities and celebrations.

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    • 7.18B (Expectation)

      Describe how people from various racial, ethnic, and religious groups attempt to maintain their cultural heritage while adapting to the larger Texas culture.

    • 7.18C (Expectation)

      Identify examples of Spanish influence and the influence of other cultures on Texas such as place names, vocabulary, religion, architecture, food, and the arts.

    • 7.18D (Expectation)

      Identify contributions to the arts by Texans such as Roy Bedichek, Diane Gonzales Bertrand, J. Frank Dobie, Scott Joplin, Elisabet Ney, Amado Peña Jr., Walter Prescott Webb, and Horton Foote.

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