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 Ellis

♦Ellis Island:

For more than six decades [1892-1954] this immigrant station processed hundreds of thousands of people into the United States. Travel back to the early 1900's and experience what it was like to come to America as an immigrant.

Native

American Indians:

The diverse geography found in Texas affected the settlement and development of indigenous cultures. This program focuses on four tribes, their economies, traditions, and influence on modern Texas. *Note: 7th Grade Only.

Freedom

Celebrate Freedom:

This program is a collaboration with the Joe Foss Institute to bring veteran volunteer speakers to the classroom. Students will hear from American heroes, learn the significance of our founding documents, and gain appreciation for freedom.  Topics include civics, citizenship, leadership, patriotism, and heroism.

culture

Culture Connections:

What is culture? This program explores the characteristics and qualities that create cultural landscapes. Open your students' minds by examining the traits through which culture is expressed.  *Participation of international students based on availability.