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    Build the Alamo

    alamo model

    A step-by-step guide to “building” the Alamo.

    Independent Reading

    reading passages

    This free independent reading about the leaders of the Texas Revolution comes with a reading guide. Free from Little School on the Range

    Watch The Alamo

    A semi-historical account of the standoff at an abandoned mission during the Texas fight for independence. The link leads to the trailer.


    Texas Revolution Infographic

    This infographic gives students an eye-catching way to digest the facts about the Texas Revolution. Created by lemony.com.

    Alamo infographic

    Remember the Alamo!

    Students take a virtual visit to the present-day Alamo with Calvin Young, a deaf traveler and YouTuber


    Sign It ASL: Peter Cook's Advice on Becoming a Performer

    Peter Cook was an Associate Professor in the Department of ASL-English Interpretation and a well-known Deaf performing artist who used ASL, pantomime, storytelling, acting, and movement to bring poetry and storytelling to life.