Students this week are learning about the Texas Revolution! Students will gather information on the conflicts in Texas that led to the revolution, the Fredonia Rebellion, and the Law of April 6, 1830.
This week students will learn about the events that led up to the colonization of Texas and how Moses Austin, Stephen F. Austin, and the Old 300 were involved in the events.
Students will use the information learned during the lesson to decide if they would have chosen to move to Texas, during this time period, or decided it was best to live elsewhere.
This week students will travel back in time to the 1800s! Students will learn about the rules for teachers and students during the pioneer days, as well as discuss the similarities and differences between school and daily life back then to our lifestyle now.
Students are continuing their research on famous explorers throughout history. Student research will be focused on the travels of Christopher Columbus, Cabeza de Vaca, Francisco Coronado, and Seiur de LaSalle.
This week students will learn all about exploration throughout history and research famous explorers. Students will gather information on what route was traveled, what they were searching for, who sent them, and what was the outcome.
This week students will learn more about the important people that lead the local, state, and national government. Students will be introduced to each head of government and learn facts about being a leader at their specific level.
This week students will create a foldable in order to learn more about the roles of important people in the federal executive branch and state executive branch. In their foldable, students will write and define the following words: president, cabinet, governor, and mayor.
This week we began our unit on government by first taking a look at the three different branches of government and their roles. We also discussed voting, how it takes place, and the importance of it.
Presentations on the American Indian tribes in Texas will begin later this week. Students are putting the finishing touches on their posters in preparation for their class presentations.
Students are continuing their research on a Texas American Indian tribe. Final preparations for the class presentations are taking place this week. Students are working hard to make sure their posters have all the information needed to create a successful presentation.