Explore the impact of the Civil War on Texas with readings and Doodle Notes. Students will begin this lesson with a hook analyzing a song about the Civil War. They will then read about the Civil War in Texas and focusing on the political, social and economic impact of the war. 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 primary sources or a processing activity of their choice.
When you purchase this activity, you will receive:
-directions for the activity
-a preview activity to analyze a song
-a 4 pages of informational text on the Civil War in Texas including Military Contributions, Economic Contribution, Battles in Texas, and Life on the Home Front
–Comprehension questions embedded into the readings
-2 page Doodle Notes graphic organizer
-choice of 2 different processing activities
For your PreAP students I have included Primary Source Analysis Activities on images and excerpts from this era.
Doodle notes is a trademarked term used with permission. Please visit doodlenotes.org for more information.
⭐Please download the preview to see more information on this resource. ⭐
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:
(A) explain the central role the expansion of slavery played in the involvement of Texas in the Civil
(B) identify significant events concerning Texas and the Civil War such as the Battle of Galveston, the Battle of Sabine Pass, and the Battle of Palmito Ranch; and
(C) explain the political, economic, and social effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction in Texas