Republic of Texas Bundle

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The Republic of Texas Bundle – Republic through Statehood of Texas – Texas History

Buy it all and save 20%! Purchase the bundle of The Republic of Texas activities and test for huge savings! In this bundle, you will receive all of my Republic of Texas lessons – AND – all of my government lessons. This includes the Presidents of the Republic of Texas (Houston and Lamar), the controversy behind the Annexation of Texas, the Mexican American-War, 3 Branches of Texas Government, Principles of Government, Bill of Rights Scenarios and Games. I have even added an assessment at the end! Each of these lessons involve an Interactive Student Notebook component and are designed for maximum engagement for your students. Your ELL students are supported through Pre-Reading, During Reading and After Reading activities, as well as physical movement to create meaning for complex vocabulary concepts. An editable version of a test is provided.

The total cost of all of these lessons combined is $30, you can purchase the bundle for $24, a savings of 20%!


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In this bundle you will receive:!


Houston vs. Lamar – Presidents of Texas. In this activity students begin by analyzing quotes from both Lamar and Houston to draw conclusions in a Character Quotes lesson. They will then research their policies and major events during their presidential terms. Your students will have the opportunity to bring the presidents to life in a “Talk-It-Out” and then conclude the activity by “Summing It Up”.

Annexation of Texas. Students will start out the lesson with a 4 Corner Activity examining their initial feelings on the annexation of Texas. They will then be guided through the annexation decision with primary source political cartoons, historical readings and quotes from the time period. The activity concludes with a writing portion – should Texas be annexed to the United States?

The Mexican-American War Your students will explore the Mexican-American War in a reading and visual activity. Students will begin the activity by participating in a 4 Corner Debate associated with causes of the Mexican-American War. They will then work with a partner to read about the Mexican-American War and answer discussion questions. The activity concludes with a Newspaper Article assignment. This activity included embedded Interactive Student Notebook assignments with a preview, peer discussion questions, and a processing assignment.

Republic of Texas test. You can use this for exit tickets, formative assessments, quizzes or end of unit assessments.



GOVERNEMENT LESSONS INCLUDED!


Principles of Government

In this activity, students will work in groups of three to create and present skits with pictowords to learn and apply the key terms relating to government. The terms included are: limited government, separation of powers, federalism, popular sovereignty, checks and balances, individual rights, executive branch, legislative branch and judicial branch.

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3 Branches of Government


The Three Branches of Government Activity is designed to help your students understand one of the key principles of our government – separation of powers. In this activity, students will start with a concept attainment strategy called a Word Splash. They will be given a list of vocabulary words, determine the connection and write a brief summary to describe their thoughts. They will then be guided through a reading on the Three Branches of Government with a during reading strategy called an Opinion/Proof. Your student will conclude this activity with both a discussion and writing prompt in the 3-2-1 Summary.

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Bill of Rights Games

This product will give you multiple games to review the Bill of Rights with your students! All of these games will help your students prepare for any test or quiz on the Bill of Rights. These purchase include pictures, excerpts and explanation cards for the Bill of Rights.

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Bill of Rights Scenarios

Challenge your students to apply the Bill of Rights in current issues, political cartoons, images and court cases. This product will give you multiple scenarios to review and apply the Bill of Rights with your students! All of these scenarios will help your students prepare for any test or quiz on the Bill of Rights. Give your students a scenario card and see if they can identify which amendment applies to the political cartoon, image or court case. This activity will support your ELL students through the use of discussion and images to represent the different amendments.


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Do you like this style of teaching? Check out these other activities for Texas History!


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The Law of April 6, 1830.

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Republic of Texas Bundle
Republic of Texas Bundle
Republic of Texas Bundle
Republic of Texas Bundle