Engage your students with activities and content readings on the Age of Oil – all offered as an independent work packet or on-line with Google Slides.
In this resource, students will learn about the Age of Oil with content area readings, answer questions, summarize their notes in Cartoon Notes, and create a sensory figure.
You will receive:
– A vocabulary activity (Note: the Google version includes copying and pasting pictures, the other versions include typing definitions in form fields or writing).
– 3 pages of content readings on the history of the oil industry, including Spindletop, and the current oil industry in Texas,
–Cartoon Notes on the Age of Oil, and
-A Sensory Figure – for students to share what they have learned.
⭐Please download the preview for a sample of the activity. ⭐
(7) History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of Texas during the late 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The student is expected to:
(A) explain how the oil industry led to the industrialization of Texas;
(B) define and trace the impact of “boom-and-bust” cycles of leading Texas industries throughout the 20th and early 21st centuries such as farming, oil and gas production, cotton, ranching, real estate, banking, and computer technology;
(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:
(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;
(C) organize and interpret information from outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps;
(E) support a point of view on a social studies issue or event;
(G) create a visual representation of historical information such as thematic maps, graphs, and charts representing various aspects of the United States; and
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