Here are five great historic places to visit to earn extra credit this 9 weeks:
Railroad- Located in Downtown Tomball, Texas
Learn about how the railroaded impacted the city of Tomball and made it into what is today.
Oil/Spindletop- Beaumont, Texas
Visit the place where the oil boom began and see the boomtown ad Gladys City and watch the Spindletop gusher spray out water!
Cotton/Settlers- Tomball, TX
Learn about the history of Tomball, Texas and see Twelve structures include a furnished Victorian home, a mid-1800 furnished farmhouse, an early 1900 church, a country doctor's office and a one-room school. The Farm Museum houses a late-19th-century cotton gin, wagons and farm implements.
The Great Storm/Hurricane of 1900- Galveston, TX
This documentary shares the personal stories of survivors and the recovery of Galveston following the deadliest natural disaster in United States history. This new HD version shows incredible detail and clarity in the black and white photos taken after the disaster and used in the documentary.
WWII- Fredericksburg, TX
Explore the 6-acre Museum Complex and immerse yourself in Pacific War history, American and Japanese culture of the time, and heartfelt tributes to the heroes of the Pacific Theater.
**Must show proof that you went (selfie, event ticket, stamp with date or brochure) and tell me one thing that you found interesting or learned and receive 5 EXTRA CREDIT POINTS added to a Major Grade this 9 weeks. Extra credit deadline is TUESDAY MAY 29, 2018.
Can only be redeemed once for a maximum of 5 points per 9 weeks.