Explore the important people during the Republic of Texas with this fun activity. Students will be given a clue – they then have to decipher the symbols to find the person the clue represents. Students will then take notes on their Doodle Notes™ and wrap up the lesson with a processing activity. This resource is also available with Google Slides™ for distance learning.
With this resource, you will receive:
–Directions for how to conduct the activity,
-a model activity with the Texas Navy,
– Content readings and clues on the key individuals of the Republic of Texas including: Jose Antonio Navarro, William Goyens, David G. Burnet, Anson Jones, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Chief Bowles, Mary Maverick, and Sam Houston,
–Doodle Notes™ Graphic Organizers, and
-Create a Dinner Party as a processing assignment.
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2019 TEKS for 7th Grade Texas History
(1) History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in Texas history. The student is expected to:
(A) identify the major eras in Texas history, describe their defining characteristics, and explain the purpose of dividing the past into eras, including Natural Texas and its People; Age of Contact; Spanish Colonial; Mexican National; Revolution and Republic; Early Statehood; Texas in the Civil War and Reconstruction; Cotton, Cattle, and Railroads; Age of Oil; Texas in the Great Depression and World War II; Civil Rights; and Contemporary Texas; and
(4) History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of the Republic of Texas and early Texas statehood. The student is expected to:
(A) identify individuals, events, and issues during the administrations of Republic of Texas Presidents Houston, Lamar, and Jones such as the Texas Navy, the Texas Rangers, Jack Coffee Hays, Chief Bowles, William Goyens, Mary Maverick, José Antonio Navarro, the Córdova Rebellion, the Council House Fight, the Santa Fe Expedition, slavery, and the roles of racial and ethnic groups;
(20) 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 technology. The student is expected to:
(A) differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as media and news services, biographies, interviews, and artifacts to acquire information about Texas;
(B) analyze information by applying absolute and relative chronology through sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;