1. This program will begin with facts about the bison
2. We will answer the question: Is it a buffalo or a bison?
3. Students will view a bison population map and we will discuss how many bison there were.
4. We will discuss the methods the Native Americans used to hunt the bison
5. Students will watch a historical reenactment of the processing of a buffalo
6. We will talk about what happened when the railroad was completed in the Panhandle
7. We will discuss the bison slaughter
9. Finally, we will talk about the people who saved the buffalo from extinction in the Panhandle
10. Question and answer with the presenter
The participant will
Explore how Indians used the bison for their food, clothing and shelter
Compare and contrast the Indians to the Bison Hunters
Engage in a discussion about the government's involvement in the slaughter
Develop an appreciation for the conservationists who saved the animal from extinction
**Find more at http://www.corestandards.org/read-the-standards/
Building on the best of existing state standards, the Common Core State Standards provide clear and consistent learning goals to help prepare students for college, career, and life. The standards clearly demonstrate what students are expected to learn at each grade level, so that every parent and teacher can understand and support their learning.
The standards are:
Research and evidence based
Clear, understandable, and consistent
Aligned with college and career expectations
Based on rigorous content and the application of knowledge through higher-order thinking skills
Built upon the strengths and lessons of current state standards
Informed by other top-performing countries to prepare all students for success in our global economy and society
According to the best available evidence, the mastery of each standard is essential for success in college, career, and life in today’s global economy.
**Find more at https://tea.texas.gov/academics/curriculum-standards
Because of student mobility, Texas has adopted curriculum standards that are to be used in all the state's public schools. The current standards, which outline what students are to learn in each course or grade, are called Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). The standards are adopted by the State Board of Education, after extensive input from educators and other stakeholders.
TEXAS: Social Studies: K.3B;K.5B;K.6AC;1.3A;1.6C;1,7AB;1.17B;2.2AB;2.7C;3.3AC;4.1BD;4.10A;4.21A;5.9A;6.2AB;6.15A;7.10AB;8.11A
*TEKS will be covered up to 12th grade.*