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Students work in cooperative groups to learn the famous myths and the underlying facts about the role of the Alamo in westward expansion.
Main activities: read historical and biographical background essays, respond by writing poems and biographies, perform a series of mini-plays reenacting historical events, and play a Q&A "bombardment" game in which correct answers score direct hits in a board game replaying the siege. Consists of a 134-page teacher’s guide with full directions and reproducible handouts, plus 35 eight-page consumable student handouts.
8½" x 11"