Week 2

LET’S STUDY THE FIRST TEXANS
Interactive Quiz
https://www.quia.com/jg/10351list.html

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Week 1 – Lone Star Land

LET’S STUDY TEXAS GEOGRAPHY

The Five Themes of Geography – CUTE good for interactive notebook!
https://www.cabarrus.k12.nc.us/cms/lib09/NC01910456/Centricity/Domain/2836/Five%20Themes%20of%20Geography%20Project.pdf

EARLY ELEMENTARY
https://www.superteacherworksheets.com/landforms.html

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Austin Colony

Pioneering Principles

Overview:

The opportunity to own cheap, abundant land in Mexican Texas was a powerful incentive for many Americans to pack up and set out for Austin’s colony. Mexican authorities, however, did not want just anyone settling their land. In this lesson, you will learn what the Mexican government required of its new settlers and how these expectations might apply to our own time.
http://www.glo.texas.gov/education/texas-history/index.html#

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The Alamo

“The Alamo: I can’t say for sure, but it seems to me I read somewhere that Houston told Travis specifically NOT to barricade himself inside the Alamo. It was indefensible and even Bowie should have known that as he was involved in the siege of San Antonio earlier, when Gen. Cos was trapped in the Alamo by the Texian’s and was forced to surrender.”

Read more: http://www.city-data.com/forum/history/1484641-revisionist-history-texas-revolution-war-general.html#ixzz4oydOSvOQ

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Texas Government

Citizenship
https://texashomeschool.wordpress.com/?s=texas+government

http://kids.house.state.tx.us/teachers.htm

http://study.com/academy/lesson/texas-government-lesson-for-kids.html

matthew mcconaughey as “The Texas Capitol” – 13 min

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Slavery

Freedom Colonies
https://www.texasbeyondhistory.net/teach/images/ransom-freedomcoloniesesson.html

http://www.texasbeyondhistory.net/teach/images/ransom-citizenshiplesson.html

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Texas Oil

http://education.texashistory.unt.edu/lessons/newspapers/texasOB/

http://www.texasarchive.org/library/index.php/Lesson_Plan_-_A_Booming_Industry_-_Oil_in_Texas_(Gr_7)

http://www.entrepreneurdelights.com/on-becoming-the-next-spindletop/

Worksheets
https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/upload/files/tg-chap11.pdf

http://www.texasarchive.org/lessonplans/LP_Oil_Gr4.pdf

http://cassady7history.weebly.com/homework.html

Video Clip
http://www.history.com/topics/spindletop

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