Content Outlines, Activities, Study Tools, and an Assessment covering Texas history including the Republic of Texas, the annexation of Texas, Sam Houston, and the Mexican-American War
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 11 items included with this product:
◘Outline Study Guide- (with word bank for differentiation) (10 pages)
◘Fight with Texas Poster (1 page)
◘Dividing Texas into States (1 page)
◘Inflation Activity (Math integration)- 2 versions (2 pages)
◘Sam Houston Worksheet (1 page)
◘The New Republic of Texas- Double-sided Booklet (4 pages)
◘Make a Timeline- Digital Activity (1 page)
◘Vocabulary Flash Cards (2 Versions)
◘Word Bank (for differentiation)
◘Test (4 pages)
◘Study Guide and Test Keys
This resource packet, when used alongside Weeks 19-21 of Texas Studies Weekly, covers:
Week 19: The Republic of Texas
◘ Identify the importance of historical figures who modeled active participation in the democratic process (David G. Burnet, Lorenzo de Zavala, Sam Houston)
◘ Identify leaders and leadership qualities in state and local government leaders of the past and present
TEKS.b.22.B, TEKS.b.3.B, TEKS.b.18.B,TEKS.b.22.A, TEKS.b.3.E, TEKS.b.22.E,TEKS.b.17.C, TEKS.b.21.B, TEKS.b.12.C,TEKS.b.17.A, TEKS.b.21.C, TEKS.b.22.C,TEKS.b.18.A, TEKS.b.22.D
Week 20: Texas is Annexed
◘ Explain the events that led to the annexation of Texas to the United States
◘Identify leaders important to Texas as a republic and a state (Sam Houston, Mirabeau Lamar, Anson Jones)
◘Use geographic tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data (maps of Texas, Mexico, U.S.)
TEKS.b.21.A, TEKS.b.21.C, TEKS.b.22.E,TEKS.b.21.B, TEKS.b.17.C, TEKS.b.3.D, TEKS.b.4.D,TEKS.b.22.B, TEKS.b.3.E, TEKS.b.22.A,TEKS.b.22.D, TEKS.b.3.C, TEKS.b.18.A,TEKS.b.22.C
Week 21: Annexation Leads War
◘ Explain the impact of the Mexican War on Texas
◘Identify leaders important to the founding of Texas as a state (Sam Houston, Anson Jones)
◘Apply geographic tools and translate geographic data while comparing maps of Texas and the United States prior to and after the Mexican War
TEKS.b.3.D, TEKS.b.6.A, TEKS.b.22.B, TEKS.b.6.B, TEKS.b.22.A, TEKS.b.21.B, TEKS.b.22.E, TEKS.b.2.D, TEKS.b.3.E, TEKS.b.22.D, TEKS.b.2.E, TEKS.b.22.C, TEKS.b.21.C
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