Texas History Bundle for the Fall Semester

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Buy Texas History lessons for the fall semester and save! Purchase the bundle of Texas History activities for huge savings! In this bundle, you will receive my Texas History lessons – from the beginning of school through the Texas Revolution. Each of these lessons involve an Interactive Student Notebook component including previews, graphic organized notes and processing assignments and are designed for maximum engagement for your students. This fall bundle includes a review game to play at the end of the semester to prepare for a final or benchmark.

The total cost of all of these lessons combined is $88 - you can purchase the bundle for $70, a savings of 20%! Please download the preview to view samples of the lessons.

*** Updated August 20, 2016 with Geography Task Cards ***

This is a very large download. If you have any difficulty, please contact me at SocialStudiesSuccess1@gmail.com

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In this bundle you will receive:

Starting the School Year Off Right!

Classroom Jobs. – Create a market system in your classroom. Students work on specific tasks and earn paychecks.

Creating Quality Interactive Student Notebooks. A time saving method to encourage students to put quality work in their Interactive Student Notebook.

Artifact Introduction Try something different for the first day of school this year – introduce yourself through artifacts!

First Day of School
This is a fun scavenger hunt for the first day of school.

Textbook Scavenger Hunt
Teach your students how to use their textbook.

Why Study History?
Turn your students into historians as they dig through artifacts, analyze primary sources and read information about history.

Geography of Texas

Geography of Texas. Explore the different regions of Texas on a Bus Tour. Students learn about the geography of Texas and write postcards summarizing what they have learned.

Native Americans of Texas

Tribes of Texas Students will create Prop Box Plays as they learn about the different Native American Culture groups of Texas.

Spanish Era

Conquistadors: Heroes or Villains. Learn about the Conquistadors in Texas – answer an essential question analyzing their motives for exploration.

The Spanish Mission System. Visit each of the missions in San Antonio as you learn about the Spanish Mission system in Texas.


Mexican National Era

Mexican War for Independence. Your students will analyze images and read about the Mexican Independence Movement and the Battle of Medina.

The Texas Revolution

The Fredonian Rebellion
In this activity, students will read and take notes on the Fredonian Rebellion while examining the essential question – Should Haden Edwards be considered a hero?

The Law of April 6, 1830. This is a brief experiential exercise where students experience the emotions involved with the Decree of April 6, 1830. Students then analyze this primary source.

The Texas Revolution. Review the events leading to the Texas Revolution in this fun sequencing activity.

The Alamo. Write a perspective piece from the point of view of a wall at the Alamo. Great strategy to review the Battle of the Alamo.

The Texas Revolution Museum. Students will learn about four major turning points in the Texas Revolution: Early Battles, The Alamo, Massacre at Goliad and The Battle of San Jacinto. Primary sources, maps and images are all included.

Texas History Review. A fun and easy way to review for the Texas Revolution.

Famous Texans of the Revolution. Create a word wall with images of famous Texans from the Texas Revolution.

I have created a document that shows all of the 4th and 7th grade TEKS for each lesson. It is free and can be found here:

Texas History Super Bundle TEKS

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Exclusive Bonus for Social Studies Success Bundle Buyers!!!!


I have created a Biography Booklet as a bonus for my bundles. When you purchase this bundle you will also receive a mini-booklet of 10 different strategies to teach biographies. It is a smaller version of the Biography Book found here:

Biography Book.

Enjoy your freebie!

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Texas History Bundle for the Fall Semester
Texas History Bundle for the Fall Semester
Texas History Bundle for the Fall Semester
Texas History Bundle for the Fall Semester