(9) Geography. The student understands the location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas. The student is expected to:
(A) locate the Mountains and Basins, Great Plains, North Central Plains, and Coastal Plains regions and places of importance in Texas during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries such as major cities, rivers, natural and historic landmarks, political and cultural regions, and local points of interest;
(B) compare places and regions of Texas in terms of physical and human characteristics; and
(C) analyze the effects of physical and human factors such as climate, weather, landforms, irrigation, transportation, and communication on major events in Texas.
Mond. Students will read Ch. 19 and discuss how the cattle industry became an increasingly important part of the Texan economy. Students will complete Ch. Review Questions 1 thru 7 on page 499.
Tue. Students will read Ch. 20 and discuss how the lives of African Americans and roles of women all changed dramatically. Students will complete Ch. 20 Review Questions 2 through 7 on page 523
Wed. Students will read Ch. 21 and discuss how the discovery of large oil deposits in Texas greatly affected the economy of Texas. Students will complete Ch. 21 Review Questions 2 through 9 on page 553.
Thur. Students will read Ch. 22 and discuss the role Texans played in the Mexican Revolution and World War I. Students will complete Ch. 22 Review questions 2 through 9 on page 577.
Fri. Students will read Ch. 23 and discuss how the Great Depression and Dust Bowl hurt the economy and forced Texans to search for remedies. Students will complete Ch. 23 Review questions 2 through 7 on page 605
Tue. Students will read and discuss Ch. 10 Lesson 1 and explain what drove the colonists to battle in 1835. Students will complete Ch. 10 Lesson 1 Quiz.
Wed. Class will grade Ch. 10 Lesson 1 Quiz. Students will read and discuss Lesson 2 of Ch. 10 and be able to identify what military victories the Army of the People gained in late 1835. Students will complete Ch. 10 Lesson 2 Quiz.
Fri. Class will grade Ch. 10 Lesson 2 quiz. Students will read and discuss Lesson 3 of Ch. 10 and discuss how the views of Texans toward independence changed in early 1836. Students will complete Ch. 10 Lesson 3 Quiz.
Tue. Grade Ch. 9 quick quizes 1,2, and 3. Discuss Ch. 9 Lesson 3 and enter notes into “Time Toast” program. Students will complete Self Check Questions as further review for Ch. 9 Test on Wednesday.
Wed. Chapter 9 Test.
Fri. Students will divide into two separate groups. One group will be the “War Faction” and one group will represent the “Peace Faction” of the Texas Revolution. Each group will quickly research reasons for their positions and debate those positions with the other group.
Mon. The class will discuss Ch. 9 lesson 1 and answer the essential question of why do conflicts develop among different groups of people. The students will create a timeline about the events that led up to the Texas Revolution. We will grade lesson 1 quiz. Students will be assigned people or events to research and present their findings to the class.
Tue. Students will read and discuss Ch. 9 lesson 2 and create a timeline of more events that help lead to the Texas Revolution. Complete lesson 2 Quiz.
Wed. Grade lesson 2 quiz and turn in. Students will read and discuss Ch. 9 lesson 3 and continue to create a timeline of important events leading to the Texas Revolution. Complete lesson 3 quiz. Complete research reports for Friday.
Fri. Grade lesson 3 quiz. Students will present research reports to the class.