Texas in the Making Outline
PROGRAM OUTLINE WITH ROLES
*Town Mayor - Coordinating Teacher
*Meet at School - Wrangler
This person dismisses groups to the bus once all students have arrived, put on their t-shirt and nametag, and have their drink bag with three drinks.
*Load Bus - Trail Boss (Morning)
This person runs the bus in the morning; reads rules and starts the activities. Also dismisses the bus when arrive at destination.
..........Bus Activity 1: DVD - Storyteller
Makes sure to put the "Texas the Big Picture" DVD in BEFORE bus departs. Press play on the DVD player and then ask the students questions - for Texas Tokens.
..........Bus Activity 2: Texas Symbols Puzzle - Native Texan
This person will need a helper to walk the puzzle up and down the aisle. Ask questions while students put stickers on puzzle to make a picture of the Texas Symbols.
..........Bus Activity 3: Capitol BINGO! - Entertainer
Play BINGO by using provided questions in the role cards. Each student gets a BINGO card and pencil (in lead backpack).
Discuss entry into the Capitol - Guided or Self-Guided?
*LUNCH! - Cookie
This person (one for each bus) leaves the tour early to go to the bus and meet the sandwich delivery person. Put sandwiches on seats - blue bag has sandwich choice on it. You may want to take a helper with you.
..........BEFORE leaving switch DVDs to Inner Space Cavern
Students may watch the video on the way to Inner Space Cavern for a preview of their visit.
*Arrive at Alamo!
Meet with tour guides - take your picture first.
*Arrive at Witte Museum!
Get into your groups and tour guides will meet you in the lobby.
*DINNER! - Cookie
Leave early to go back to bus and meet pizza delivery person. Put one slice of pizza and napkin on each seat. You may want to take a helper with you.
*Load Bus for Home - Trail Boxx (Evening)
You are now in charge of the bus!
..........Bus Activity 4: Jeopardy! - Surveyor
This is the last time students may earn Texas Tokens. Play Jeopardy with the Jeopardy Boards and questions provided. You will need two helpers to work the boards.
..........Prizes and Souvenirs - Trail Boss (Evening)
You are Santa! Time for the Prize Drawings and handing out the Lucy and bracelets to everyone! Clean up and start the movie!
*Arrive home - EVERYONE! - Townsfolk
BEFORE LEAVING - Make sure to turn in your backpacks, lanyards and role cards - they cost the school money if not returned! (Keep the plushy.)