Content Outlines, Activities, Study Tools, and an Assessment covering Texas history including the Cowboys, cattle trails, railroads, oil, and more!
This is a companion product. The Weekly magazines are NOT INCLUDED in this product. They must be purchased separately.
This product is designed to be a companion to Texas Studies Weekly (TSW), a weekly magazine subscription available to students in Texas. Many schools have adopted TSW as their social studies curriculum because it meets the needs of today’s students and includes every fourth grade social studies standard mandated by the state.
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There are 12 items included with this product:
◘Outline Study Guide- (9 pages)
◘Black Gold Game
◘Cattle Branding Worksheet
◘Cattle Trail (Cowboy class game)
◘Communities Boom Railroad activity
◘Railroad math activity
◘Railroads in Texas flipbook
◘Spindletop animated flipbook
◘Vocabulary Flash Cards (2 Versions)
◘Word Bank (for differentiation)
◘Test (4 pages)
◘Study Guide and Test Keys
This resource packet, when used alongside Weeks 25-27 of Texas Studies Weekly, covers:
Week 25: The Texas Frontier
◘Explain the growth and development of the cattle industry in Texas and as part of the Texas economy
◘Explain ways people adapted to and modified their environments to meet their needs while farming and ranching
◘Analyze the consequences of human modification of the environment (fencing).
TEKS.b.22.A, TEKS.b.12.B, TEKS.b.20.A, TEKS.b.23.A, TEKS.b.22.B, TEKS.b.22.D, TEKS.b.5.B, TEKS.b.20.B, TEKS.b.4.B, TEKS.b.22.C, TEKS.b.9.C, TEKS.b.12.A, TEKS.b.21.C, TEKS.b.13.B, TEKS.b.5.C, TEKS.b.21.B, TEKS.b.9.A, TEKS.b.11.C, TEKS.b.21.A, TEKS.b.22.E
Week 26: Railroad Boom
◘ Identify the impact of railroads on life in Texas, including changes to cities and major industries
◘Identify the impact of railroads on urbanization and the free enterprise system of Texas
◘Identify and explain clusters and patterns of settlement due to railroad expansion in the state
TEKS.b.22.A, TEKS.b.4.C, TEKS.b.8.A, TEKS.b.9.A, TEKS.b.13.B, TEKS.b.12.C, TEKS.b.22.B, TEKS.b.12.F, TEKS.b.13.C, TEKS.b.22.D, TEKS.b.12.E, TEKS.b.21.B, TEKS.b.11.B, TEKS.b.4.D, TEKS.b.5.A, TEKS.b.11.C, TEKS.b.22.C, TEKS.b.8.C, TEKS.b.11.A, TEKS.b.13.A, TEKS.b.21.C, TEKS.b.12.A, TEKS.b.20.B, TEKS.b.20.C, TEKS.b.22.E, TEKS.b.21.E
Week 27: Texas Oil
◘ Identify the impact of various issues and events on life and the free enterprise system in Texas (discovery of oil and gas)
◘Explain how oil and gas discovery led to population growth in certain areas of the state
◘Identify famous scientists and their contributions (Patillo Higgins).
TEKS.b.5.C, TEKS.b.22.B, TEKS.b.4.B, TEKS.b.12.D, TEKS.b.22.E, TEKS.b.22.D, TEKS.b.12.B, TEKS.b.8.B, TEKS.b.11.C, TEKS.b.5.A, TEKS.b.13.A, TEKS.b.20.A, TEKS.b.21.C, TEKS.b.13.B, TEKS.b.9.C, TEKS.b.8.C, TEKS.b.11.B, TEKS.b.5.B, TEKS.b.12.A, TEKS.b.13.C, TEKS.b.22.C, TEKS.b.22.A, TEKS.b.20.C, TEKS.b.9.B, TEKS.b.20.B, TEKS.b.21.E, TEKS.b.21.B
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Weeks 1-2- Texas Geography & Regions
Weeks 3-4- Texas Government & Early Texans
Weeks 5-7- Texas Indians
Weeks 9-11- Christopher Columbus and Early Explorers
Weeks 12-13- Missions and Presidios
Weeks 14-15- Sam Houston & Stephen F. Austin
Weeks 17-18- Alamo, Goliad, San Jacinto
Weeks 19-21- Sam Houston
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