Texas History students read 14 brief passages about different aspects of life in Texas from 1945-1980, fill out a graphic organizer, answer 29 questions, and complete a creative task. This also includes a mix and match activity for additional reinforcement or as a review competition. This includes a teacher information page for each part of the activity, and 2 ways of completing the reading analysis part are detailed (as a gallery walk or a jigsaw). The answers are included where appropriate. See the preview for a closer look!
The topics covered include but are not limited to:
--fighting for civil rights politically and in civil society
--Mexican-Americans fight for equality
--women's fight for equality
--LBJ and the Great Society
--the Red Scare
--political changes in Texas (Texas becomes Republican)
--the Interstate Highway Act
--the Space Race, and MORE!!!
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