Middle School Lesson Plans
New Cultural Encounters 178 KB
Through a simulation game, students will experience what it is like to confront and deal with a culture highly different from their own. Chamizal National Memorial was built to commemorate a peaceful treaty between two nations with different languages, and cultural backgrounds. The two countries found common ground through diplomacy, goodwill, and cooperation.
Road Trip Across Texas and New Mexico 91 KB
This lesson plan integrates Geography and Social Studies TEKS for grades 6-8 while exploring regional National Park Sites.
Did You Know?
Over 5,000 U.S. residents had to be moved from their homes and businesses in the area of El Paso that was to be handed over to Mexico, in agreement with the terms of the Chamizal Convention of 1963, at the government’s expense. More...