Edith Wilmans and her Campaign Tour

This original play meets several learning objectives outlined in both TEKS and Common Core. 

  • (4th & 5th grade - Citizenship) Civic engagement (letter writing, importance of being informed & voting, explain how to contact elected and appointed leaders in state & local government)

  • (4th & 5th grade - Social Studies) Primary source exploration (use primary and secondary sources to acquire information about Texas and the United States; identify different points of view about an issue, topic, historical event, or current event)

  • (3rd grade - History) Past and present (comparing past issues in historical context in comparison to contemporary issues; examine how individuals, events, and ideas have changed communities)

  • (5th grade - History) Important issues, events and individuals in the United States during the 20th century (identify the accomplishments & contributions of individuals and groups in the areas of civil rights, women's rights, and politics)