Tejano History Lesson Plans

Students learning

The following Tejano history lesson plans are designed for students in fourth grade and were created by teachers in the Austin Independent School District unless otherwise indicated.  Lessons are grouped by theme/topic and links lead to detailed lesson plans available for download as well as photos of students’ work.  Links marked with an asterisk (*) have materials/resources provided in Spanish as well as English.

Who are Tejanos/Tejanas?

Tejas and Tejanos*

Las Tejanas

Tejano Story Box Biographies*

Tejano Culture & Music

Vaqueros

 

A Tejano Perspective of History

Tejano History Timeline

Tejanos in the Alamo & Building Alternative Perspective

The Story of Juan SeguĂ­n (by Charlie Harris, Socorro ISD)

 

Immigration

Texas Immigration Experiences*

Texas Immigration & Perspectives*

Texas Immigration & Settlement Patterns*