Texas History 7th Grade - Mexican American War Presentation and Writing Activity

Total Pages: 65
File Size: 7 MB
 

$6.99

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What are just reasons for war? Your students will explore the Mexican-American War in a reading and visual activity. Students will begin the activity by completing an anticipation guide on the principles of a Just War. They will then work with a partner to read about the Mexican-American War and answer discussion questions. As they read and discuss the questions, they will also annotate a map on the Mexican-American War. The activity concludes with a 3 Point Review and a Newspaper Article assignment. This activity included embedded Interactive Student Notebook assignments with a preview, multiple graphic organizer choices, and a processing assignment.

You will receive:
-a presentation with images of the Mexican-American War to analyze and guide you through the activity
-a 7 page reading on the following topics: Causes of the War, Invasion into Mexico and The Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
-handout with over 20 questions to guide your teaching during an image analysis
-anticipation guide on the Principles of a Just War
-handout on the Principles of a Just War
-a lesson plan

Custom mosaic courtesy of Alexandra Napia.
Images are from the public domain.

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