Are you into social studies, history, or coonskin caps? Are you wondering whether Davy Crockett was a man or a myth? Get your answers from Josh and Chuck’s podcast, Why was Davy Crocket kind of the wild frontier?, and from a collection of Discovery Education resources listed and linked below.
K-5: Rabbit Ears: Davy Crockett – Presents the strange adventures of America’s backwoods icon, including the Battle of the Alamo.
K-5: Heroes of American History: Davy Crockett — Biographical information about Davy Crockett.
6-12: Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William Travis – Explains how the three American folk heroes became involved with Texas independence and fought at the Alamo.
9-12: Unsolved History: The Alamo — Examines myths surrounding the battle and the men who fought, including claims about Davy Crockett’s death and Santa Ana’s march.