Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans created as part of the Teaching with Primary Sources program of the Library of Congress, the National Council for History Education, and the Western History Association:

 Re-Imagining Race and Ethnicity in the West: American Indian Imagery in the American Southwest Region

Re-Imagining Race and Ethnicity in the West (PowerPoint presentation)

Created by Cherry Whipple, Academy for Global Studies, Austin High School. 

Winner, 2018 Charles Redd Center Teaching Western History Award

Who’s the horse guy by the big Whataburger?  Integrating local history and public art in the middle school classroom

Created by Anna Bussey, Bishop Garriga Middle School, Corpus Christi, Texas

The Re-Imagining of Juan de Onate

Created by Shannon Jones, Kealing Middle School, Austin, Texas

“Omissions and Inclusions”: Texas State Capitol Monuments Help Us Remember our History

Texas Capitol Monuments Mini-Unit Plan

Created by Laura Martin, Round Rock High School, Hutto, Texas

External Resources:

Monument Lab Field Trip

Monuments Toolkit