Personal Learning Network (PLN)
Social Studies, Grades 7 - 12
An interactive timeline depicting the story of Texas, from prehistory to the present. Courtesy the Bullock Texas State History Museum.
A daily account of significant events that shaped the history of Texas. Courtesy the Texas State Historical Association.
An online resource that contains more than 1200 entries detailing the critical influence of Tejanos on the Lone Star State. Courtesy the Texas State Historical Association, the Tejano Monument, the Tejano History Curriculum Project, and Austin ISD.
Part of a broader digital history project, this site details many of the important events and figures of the Texian struggle for independence. Courtesy the University of Houston.
An online resource describing the history, organization, and purpose of local government in the state of Texas. Courtesy the Texas Almanac.
Become a geography whiz as you learn how the United States was settled. Courtesy Annenberg Learner.
A webpage that describes the ins and outs of historical interpretation. Courtesy HistorySkills.com.
An interactive tutorial that introduces students to the concept of federalism. Courtesy CPalms.org.
The Civil War was America’s bloodiest conflict and remains central to understanding our nation’s cultural identity. Everything from the Mississippi River west to the Pacific Ocean was labeled the Trans-Mississippi Theater, which included Texas. Courtesy the Springfield-Greene County Library System.
A guide offering tips on how to read and write like a world-class scholar. Courtesy the University of Richmond.