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Chelsey Ogden
     Texas State Flag
      “The Lone STar

"Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and
Map of Texas
State Flower
     Texas Animals

Texas Longhorn    Texas Bird
      Bevo       Mockingbird
  Important Places
State Capital      Alamo
   Austin       San Antonio
  Fun Places to See

                Palo Duro Canyon
                “grand Canyon of
Johnson Space   South of Amarillo
       State Song
    “TexaS oUr TexaS”
By: William J. Marsh and Gladys Yoakum Wright

          •    Texas, our Texas! All hail the mighty State!
                Texas, our Texas! So wonderful so great!
              Boldest and grandest, Withstanding ev'ry test;
       O Empire wide and glorious, You stand supremely blest.
•   [Refrain] God bless you Texas! And keep you brave and strong,
    That you may grow in power and worth, Thro'out the ages long.
           • Texas, O Texas! Your freeborn single star,
             Sends out its radiance to nations near and far.
              Emblem of freedom! It sets our hearts aglow,
            With thoughts of San Jacinto and glorious Alamo.
                              • [Refrain]
         • Texas, dear Texas! From tyrant grip now free,
               Shines forth in splendor your star of destiny!
             Mother of heroes! We come your children true,
         Proclaiming our allegiance, our faith, our love for you.
                              • [Refrain]
          Facts About Texas
•   Capital City: Austin                               •   State Mammal (Large) : Texas Longhorn
•   Statehood: December 29, 1845 (28th)                •   State Mammal (Small): Armadillo
•   Population: 20,044,141                             •   State Reptile: Horned Lizard
•   Nickname: Lone Star State                          •   State Flying Mammal: Mexican Free-tailed Bat
•   Motto: Friendship                                  •   State Plant: Prickly Pear Cactus
•   Origin of State Name: Based on a word used by      •   State Grass: Sideoats Grama
    Caddo Indians meaning "friends"                    •   State Ship: Battleship Texas
•   Counties: 254                                      •   State Folk Dance: Square Dance
•   Largest Cities: Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, El   •   State Fruit: Texas Red Grapefruit
    Paso, Austin                                       •   State Gemstone cut: The Lone Star Cut
•   Border States: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico,    •   State Stone: Petrified Palmwood
                                                       •   State Seashell: Lightning Whelk
•   Land Area: 262,015 sq. mi.; 2nd largest
                                                       •   State Dish: Chili
•   Highest Point: Guadalupe Peak, 8,749 ft
                                                       •   State Pepper: Jalapeno
•   Lowest Point: Gulf of Mexico, sea level
                                                       •   State Fish: Guadalupe Bass
•   State Bird: Mockingbird
                                                       •   State Insect: Monarch Butterfly
•   State Flower: Bluebonnet (lupinus)
                                                       •   Longest State River: Rio Grande (1270 miles)
•   State Tree: Pecan (carya illinoensis)
•   State Song: Texas, Our Texas
•   State Web Site:
• Unit ?s           • Essential ?s
• - What is the       - What are
  capital of          some facts
  Texas?              about Texas
   - Why is Texas     that you have
  called the          learned?
  “Lone STar          - What was
  STaTe” ?            your favorite
  - What              part of this
  historical          lesson?
  landmark            - What science
§113.4. Social Studies, Grade 2
   (b) Knowledge and skills
           (1) History. The student understands the historical significance of landmarks and celebrations
           in the community, state, and nation. The student is expected to:
                       (B) identify and explain the significance of various community, state, and national
                       landmarks such as the county courthouse and state and national capitol buildings.
           (5) Geography. The student uses simple geographic tools such as maps, globes, and
           photographs. The student is expected to:
                       (A) use symbols, find locations, and determine directions on maps and globes
           (11) Government. The student understands the purpose of governments. The student is
           expected to:
                       (B) identify some governmental services in the community such as libraries,
                       schools, and parks and explain their value to the community
           (15) Culture. The student understands the significance of works of art in the local community.
           The student is expected to:
                       (A) identify selected stories, poems, statues, paintings, and other examples of the
                       local cultural heritage; and
                       (B) explain the significance of selected stories, poems, statues, paintings, and
                       other examples of the local cultural heritage.
                        •       Facts about Texas
                                •      State Song
                                •       State Flag
                                 •       State Map
                              •       Bluebonnets
                                •       Longhorn
                             •       Mockingbird
                                   •      Capital
                                    •      Alamo
                     •     Johnson Space Center
                       •      Palo Duro Canyon
                                       •    TEKS

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