Filibusters of Texas Mexican Revolution MODIFIED for ELL or 4th Grade

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Investigate the end of the Mexican National Era with this resource. Students will be given a reading and directions of creating annotated Cartoon Notes. Students will then wrap up the activity by analyzing the impact of the Filibusters in Texas.

This resource has been modified for ELL students by providing Word Wall termssimplifying the readingstop and discuss questions, and adding sentence stems on the Cartoon Notes.

With this resource, you will receive,

Directions for how to conduct the activity.

– Content readings on the Filibusters of Texas including: Philip Nolan, Peter Ellis Bean, Guitierrez and Magee, and James Long. Readings also include information on the Mexican Revolutionm Father Hidalgo and the Battle of Medina.

Cartoon Notes Graphic Organizer for the filibusters and directions for creating the notes.

-Word Wall Terms

-Opinion / Proof formative assessment.

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(2)  History. The student understands the causes and effects of European exploration and colonization of Texas and North America. The student is expected to:
(D)  identify Texas’ role in the Mexican War of Independence and the war’s impact on the development of Texas;


(2)  History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues through the Mexican National Era shaped the history of Texas. The student is expected to:
(D)  identify the individuals, issues, and events related to Mexico becoming an independent nation and its impact on Texas, including Texas involvement in the fight for independence, José Gutiérrez de Lara, the Battle of Medina, …;

(21)  Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired through established research methodologies from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology. The student is expected to:
(A)  differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as computer software, databases, media and news services, biographies, interviews, and artifacts to acquire information about Texas;
(B)  analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;
(C)  organize and interpret information from outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps;

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