• Sit for a spell under a cottonwood tree and view the Franklin Mountains, seemingly nestled between the U.S. and Mexico flags in front of the visitor center. The two flags reflect our heritage; this land once belonging to Mexico and now to the U.S.

    Chamizal

    National Memorial Texas

Upper Elementary Lesson Plans

Road Trip Across Texas and New Mexico 91.6 KB
This lesson integrates Geography and Social Studies TEKS for grades 3 to 5 while exploring regional National Park sites.

A Lesson on Adaptation 1.45 KB
This lesson plan integrates Science and Language Arts TAKS objectives with Social Studies TEKS for grades 3 to 5.


The following units are designed for fourth grade classrooms. Each lesson meets several TEKS objectives and are full of hands-on activities that engage students with the history of the Memorial.

Grade 4 Unit 1 1.98 MB
Grade 4 Unit 2 1.57 MB

The Chamizal Story (activity booklet) 8.5 MB

 

Did You Know?

Ambassadors Mann (U.S.) and Tello (Mexico)

The two official signatures on the Chamizal Convention of 1963 are not those of the President of the United States and Mexico, but of Ambassador Thomas Mann of the United States and Ambassador Manual Tello of Mexico. More...