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Examples of diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, biographies, textbooks, encyclopedias, nonfiction history books
Letters written by the students for Lesson 1
Performance Task Summary:
Each lesson is designed to stand alone but also to work together as a unit. Each lesson has its own performance task.

Structure of the Unit:

Lesson 1 — Who was Mary Maverick? (DOC | PDF)
Lesson 2 — Identifying Primary Source Documents (DOC | PDF)
Lesson 3 — Applying the SOAPS method (DOC | PDF)
Lesson 4 — Mary Maverick and Texas History (1/2) (DOC | PDF)
Lesson 5 — Mary Maverick and Texas History (2/2) (DOC | PDF)

Suggested Resources:

Green, R. M. (ed.), Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick. Alamo Printing, San Antonio, Texas, 1921.
Green, R. M. (ed.), Samuel Maverick, Texan: 1803–1870. Printed privately, 1952.
Marks, P. M., Turn Your Eyes Toward Texas: Pioneers Sam and Mary Maverick. Texas A&M University Press, 1989.
Shiffrin, G. H., Echoes From Women of the Alamo. A. W. Press, 1991.
The Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin http://www.cah.utexas.edu
DBQ Teaching with Documents http://www.edteck.com/dbq/index.htm
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