Texas Age of Contact Era, one of 12 Eras of Texas History, is a four-part TEKS-aligned Unit that includes all of the Nonfiction Informational Text, Interactive Notebook assignments for creating FOUR Vocabulary Organizers and FOUR Study Guides (all patterns and step-by-step directions included), and an Expository Writing assignment (we take students through the Writing Process!)
Part 1 – The Aztec Empire
Part 2 – Spanish Explorers in Texas
Part 3 – Searching for Gold
Part 4 – Control of Texas
In addition to the Interactive Vocabulary Organizers and Study Guides, students will identify and differentiate between Primary and Secondary sources and then write and send a Formal Proposal Letter to the president of the United States. (All Graphic Organizers included!)
The Age of Contact Era, aligned with the 7th Grade TEKS (see Preview for Standard Alignment), can be purchased separately or as part of our TEXAS HISTORY INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BUNDLE – ALL 12 TEXAS HISTORY ERAS
We've included Lesson Plans, Answer Pages, and Grading Rubrics for the Interactive Notebook assignments.
Download the Texas Age of Contact Era Preview to see the complete Table of Contents, Lesson Plans, TEKS Alignment, as well as sample lessons and activities.
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