This is a Reading & Social Studies lesson that simply and clearly, presents the remarkable history of Texas from 1821 to 1836. It tells about its early settlement, why people came there, and changes Mexico made in laws that made Texans want to gain independence. It highlights contributions of leaders -- Stephen Austin, José Antonio Navarro, Lorenzo de Zavala, and Sam Houston with a picture of each leader included. The lesson briefly describes the Battle of the Alamo and then the victory at San Jacinto, which enabled Texas to become a free republic in 1836. There are a total of 25 reading comprehension questions divided into the sets of True/False; Matching; Listing Causes; and Locating Facts. The questions focus on the reading comprehension skills of relating causes, locating facts, and making generalizations. In addition to the pictures of the leaders, you get a map of Texas/Mexico and a picture of the Alamo. Doing this lesson will give your students a clear understanding of the Texas Revolution as well as an opportunity to improve their reading skills. The lesson is 2 pages of informational text and 2 pages of comprehension question with the pictures spread throughout. The fifth page is the answer key. You might want to use this lesson along with my other product named Reading Comprehension Lesson: Texas, Mexican Cession, Gadsden Purchase + 18 Questions.