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Social Studies (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): Chapter 113)

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National Park Service (U.S. Department of the Interior)
Grade Levels: PreK-12
TEKS: [Literacy and Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies]

TEA Curriculum, Assessment, & Rules (Texas Education Agency)
Grade Levels: PreK-12
TEKS: [Comprehensive site]


Coverdell World Wise Schools Lesson Plans (Peace Corps)
Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-9, 10-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Science; Social Studies

Curriculum Supplement Series (Office of Science Education. National Institutes of Health)
Grade Levels: 1-2, 6-8, 9-12
TEKS: Career Orientation; English Language Arts & Reading; Health Education; Health Science Technology Education; Mathematics; Science; Social Studies; Technology Applications

EDSITEment! (“The Best of the Humanities on the Web”) (National Endowment for the Humanities and National Trust for the Humanities)
Grade Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Fine Arts; Languages Other Than English; Social Studies; Spanish Language Arts & Reading

Educational Outreach (U.S. Courts. The Federal Judiciary)
Grade Levels: 9-12
TEKS: Social Studies

Educational Resources: Curriculum Materials (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Grade Levels: 1-12
TEKS: Economics with Emphasis on the Free Enterprise System and Its Benefits; Social Studies

Educational Resources at the Census Bureau (U.S. Bureau of the Census)
Grade Levels: K-4, 5-8, 9-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Mathematics; Social Studies

FederalReserveEducation.org
Grade Levels: 1-12
TEKS: Economics with Emphasis on the Free Enterprise System and Its Benefits; Social Studies

For Educators. Capitol Visitors Center (Texas State Preservation Board)
Grade Levels: K-8
TEKS: Social Studies

H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Lesson Plans (The U.S. Mint)
Grade Levels: K-1, 2-3, 4-6, 7-8, 9-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Mathematics; Science; Social Studies; Technology Applications

The Learning Page. Lesson Plans (The Library of Congress)
Grade Levels: 4-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Social Studies

Lesson Plans & Activities (USGS)
Grade Levels: K-6, 7-12, Undergraduate
TEKS: Science; Social Studies

Lesson Plans from TES (Teaching Environmental Sciences) (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality)
Grade Levels: K-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Mathematics; Science; Social Studies

NGA Classroom for Teachers and Students (National Gallery of Art)
Grade Levels: K-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Fine Arts; Mathematics; Science; Social Studies

Smithsonian Lesson Plans (Educators. Smithsonian Education)
Grade Levels: PreK-3, 4-8, 9-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Fine Arts; Science; Social Studies; Technology Applications

Teaching with Historic Places. Lesson Plans (National Park Service. National Register of Historic Places)
Grade Levels: 5-12
TEKS: Social Studies

Understanding Taxes. Lesson Plans (Teacher Home. Internal Revenue Service. U.S. Dept. of the Treasury)
Grade Levels: 9-12
TEKS: Mathematics; Social Studies


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