TEKS Expectation 4.15B

4.15B Explain how individuals can participate voluntarily in civic affairs at state and local levels through activities such as respectfully holding public officials to their word, writing letters, and participating in historic preservation and service projects.
Belongs to Statement 4.15: The student understands the importance of active individual participation in the democratic process.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

Citizen Handbook: How the Texas Legislature Works
Claim Your Power
Constitution of the State of Texas (1876)
Coryell County Courthouse
Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Texas
Democracy vs. Dictatorship
Elections in Texas
First Lady Anita Perry talks about the Texas Governor's Mansion
Hernandez v. Texas
Home is Where the President Is: Lyndon Baines Johnson in Texas
How a Bill becomes a Law in Texas Interactive Game
Irma Rangel
Law-Related Education Interactive Games
Pardon Proclamation for Jim Hunter
Political Cartoon on the Cotton Crisis, 1932
Proceedings of Investigation Committee, House of Representatives Thirty-Fifth Legislature: Charges Against Gov James Ferguson
Texas Almanac
Texas House Speakers Video Collection
Texas Legislature
Texas Originals: J. Mason Brewer
Texas Originals: Lorenzo de Zavala
Texas Originals: Roy Bedichek
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Spanish Missions in Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Spanish Missions in Texas
Texas Women - Marching with Ann Richards
The All Rise Game: Comprehending the Texas Court System
The Capitals of Texas
The Texas State Capitol: Selected Essays from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly
This is your House - The Governor’s Mansion: Texas Front Porch since 1856

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