Texas Revolution Lap Book and Content Readings for ELL

Total Pages: 100+
File Size: 76 MB



Tie your Texas Revolution unit together in a Lap Book! Lap Books engage students and help them organize information from an era or unit. This resource provides both a graphic organizer and content readings for your entire unit. This resource has been MODIFIED to support ELL students with modified readingssentence stemstwo versions of Cartoon Notes, and word wall terms.

In this resource you will receive:

detailed directions for creating a lap book

-lap book template

-10 content pages on the following topics: The Fredonian Rebellion, Mier y Teran Report, Law of April 6, 1830, Turtle Bayou Resolutions, Election of Santa Anna, Conventions of 1832 and 1833, The Arrest of Stephen F. Austin, Battle of Gonzales, Battle of Goliad, Capture of San Antonio, Siege and Battle of the Alamo, The Runaway Scrape, The Golaid Massacre, The Texas Declaration of Independence, and the Battle of San Jacinto.

PowerPoint Presentation to guide your students through the lesson.

Word Wall Terms

Vocabulary Activity

A copy of Travis’s letter to analyze

Formative Assessments to use throughout the lesson

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7TH Grade

(3)  History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues related to the Texas Revolution shaped the history of Texas. The student is expected to:
(A)  trace the development of events that led to the Texas Revolution, including the Fredonian Rebellion, the Mier y Terán Report, the Law of April 6, 1830, the Turtle Bayou Resolutions, and the arrest of Stephen F. Austin;
(B)  explain the roles played by significant individuals during the Texas Revolution, including George Childress, Lorenzo de Zavala, James Fannin, Sam Houston, Antonio López de Santa Anna, Juan N. Seguín, and William B. Travis;
(C)  explain the issues surrounding significant events of the Texas Revolution, including the Battle of Gonzales, William B. Travis’s letter “To the People of Texas and All Americans in the World,” the siege of the Alamo and all the heroic defenders who gave their lives there, the Constitutional Convention of 1836, Fannin’s surrender at Goliad, and the Battle of San Jacinto; and


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