Explore the impact of Reconstruction in Texas with readings, Doodle Notes, primary source analysis and a discussion activity.
Students will begin this lesson with Vocabulary activities. They will then read about life in Texas during Reconstruction. To support the reading, students will be asked to highlight key information and summarize the content in their Doodle Notes. Your students will complete the activity by analyzing multiple primary sources. The activity is supported with directions for creating a structured discussion in your class.
When you purchase this activity, you will receive:
-Word Wall terms and two different vocabulary activities
-directions for the activity
-6 pages of informational text including information on Presidential and Congressional Reconstruction, New Texas Governments, Sharecropping, Scalawags and Carpetbaggers, Black Codes and the Convict Lease System.
–Discussion questions embedded into the readings
-2 page Doodle Notes graphic organizer
–11 pages of primary sources to analyze including images, political cartoons, excerpts and quotes
–a consensus circle to wrap-up the activity
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2019 TEKS for 7th Grade Texas History
(5) History. The student understands how events and issues shaped the history of Texas during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The student is expected to:
(C) explain the political, economic, and social effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction in Texas
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