How Would You Survive in the American West

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Transports the reader back in time by giving detailed information on the aspects of life during a particular historical period. The reader can then take a quiz to rate how he or she would have survived. Includes an illustrated time spiral and map, a glossary, and an index.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
18th Century and Earlier
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)
Art of the West
Multicultural Topics
Picturing America Resource
Storytime
Texas History
TRC format: 
Book