Texas Revolution The Alamo Writing Assignment

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Imagine that you are one of the Alamo walls in 1836. What would you have seen? Experienced? In this activity you will challenge your students to write a story describing what they would have experienced if they had been at the Battle of the Alamo from the point of view of a wall.

This activity includes:

Student Directions- a handout that you can use to guide your students through the writing assignment.

A Pre-Writing Assignment- Prep your students for writing with this handout

A Graphic Organizer- This will be used to help your students organize their thinking as they work through the writing cycle

Peer Editing Directions- Students can edit each other’s work before they turn it into you. This will save you time grading!

Maps of the Alamo during the battle- These maps will be used to reinforce content information as they process information in this writing assignment

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