How did Railroads impact Texas? Allow your students to learn about the impact of the Railroads with readings, Opinion / Proof, and a song analysis activity.
In this resource you will receive –
–Directions for the activity
-Two pages of informational text on railroads in Texas
-Opinion / Proof note taking activity
-A song links and questions to use as a preview to the activity
-A processing assignment requiring your student to create a song to represent the railroads.
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2019 TEKS for 7th Grade Texas History
(1) History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in Texas history through absolute and relative chronology . The student is expected to:
(A) identify the major eras in Texas history, describe their defining characteristics, and explain the purpose of dividing why historians divide the past into eras, including …Cotton, Cattle, and Railroads;
(6) History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of Texas from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century. The student is expected to
(A) identify significant individuals, events, and issues including the factors leading to the expansion of the Texas frontier, the effects of westward expansion on American Indians, the buffalo soldiers, …
(B) identify significant individuals, events, and issues including the development of the cattle industry from its Spanish beginnings and the cowboy way of life;