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Texas

Texas educators have needs that are unique and different from other states. That’s why we made this page just for you and your needs as a social studies professional.

Events
January 28, 2023
Region 4 Social Studies Conference
February 16 & 17, 2023
Texas Social Studies Supervisors Association
June 15, 2023
Region 7 Conference

Learn more about engaging products made specifically for your state

THE NYSTROM ATLAS OF TEXAS HISTORY

This first edition of The Nystrom Atlas of Texas History uses various approaches to teach about Texas in a new and exciting way by incorporating graphs, maps, charts, and images. The first two units cover political Texas, physical Texas, geographic diversity, and natural features. The subsequent nine units cover Texas history from first inhabitants to modern Texas. Correlated to TEKS standards.

TEXAS: Decision Making in U.S. History

Involving students in real historical problems that convey powerful lessons about Texas history, these thought-provoking activities combine core content with valuable practice in decision making, critical thinking, and understanding multiple perspectives.

TEXAS DESK MAP

Packs of 30 double-sided, laminated, markable desk maps give students a detailed look at their state. Includes a detailed political map on one side and either a physical or unlabeled map on the other. All maps include a variety of thematic insets showing population density, land use, annual precipitation and more. Desk maps come with a 16-page teacher’s guide with reproducible handout.

TEXAS SHADED RELIEF MAP

This full-color state map includes shaded-relief topography, county names and borders, major and capital cities, main rivers, and other large bodies of water. It includes insets providing a state flag, a locator map (within North America), a table of statistics, and text with high-interest historical, anecdotal, and geographical information.

TEXAS STATE MAP

Laminated and mounted on a spring roller designed for hanging on a one-inch map rail (required), this state map shows counties, highways, cities and towns (with alphanumeric gazetteers in the margins), national and state forests and parks, bodies of water, and points of historical interest.

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