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The Texans: Birth of the Lone Star State Downloadable Musical Play with Printables
The Texans: Birth of the Lone Star State
Bad Wolf Press
Mp3 Vocal & Instrumental Tracks with PDF Script; PDF Sheet Music
Grades 2-6

Our review of early Texas history covers the arrival of the European explorers through annexation in 1845. Stephen Austin, Sam Houston, Susannah Dickerson, and José Antonio Navarro are just some of the colorful characters in this amazing story. From the arrival of Spanish gold-seekers to the rise of cotton and cattle, The Texans is a tuneful exploration of the birth of the 28th state.

The Texans refers to and reinforces students' familiarity with the following:

*Spanish explorers' quest for gold and interactions with Native AmericansSpanish mission-building and claiming Texas land for Spain
*Mexican independence and Stephen Austin's colony
*The "Old 300"; the experiences of the first American settlers in Austin's colony
*The Texas Revolution and the Battle of the Alamo
*Sam Houston and Texas independence
*U.S annexation
*Texas industries: cotton, cattle, oil

This play lasts 25 mins and is easy to do!  Includes the script, teacher's guide, and audio recording (which contains a vocal and instrumental version of each song). No music or drama experience needed!

Song List (click MP3 Demo for clips) - Instrumentals also included. 

MP3 Demo 1. Let's Cook
MP3 Demo 2. Do I Look Like an Inca to You?
MP3 Demo 3. On a Mission
MP3 Demo 4. Americans Wanted
MP3 Demo 5. We're the Old 300
MP3 Demo 6. Don't Mess with Texas

MP3 Demo 7. The Alamo
MP3 Demo 8. Hey Sam
MP3 Demo 9. Let's Sell Off New England
MP3 Demo 10. Cotton Is King
MP3 Demo 11. That Was Our Tale - Let's Cook (Reprise)

The Texans: Birth of the Lone Star State
 is a great complement to your curriculum resources in elementary and middle school Texas history. 
And, like all of Bad Wolf Press plays, this show can be used to improve reading, vocabulary, reading comprehension, performance and music skills, class camaraderie and teamwork, and numerous social skills -- all while enabling students to be part of a truly fun and creative experience they will never forget!

Please Click Here to review the first third of this play and listen to sound clips.

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Click Here to view Common Core Standards and Vocabulary

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Downloadable, Illustrated Script with Teacher's Guide, Vocal and Instrumental Music Tracks - SINGLE LICENSE
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