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Teach Texas History and save money at the same time! All European Exploration & Mission Life in Texas items in the bundle are TEKS-Aligned and are easy to implement in a virtual or in-person classroom. This Exploration & Mission Life in Texas bundle includes 3 of my products as shown below (do not buy separately if you are buying bundle).
European Exploration and Mission Life (in Texas) - Slides & Notes! - Teach Texas history using these TEKS-aligned European Exploration and Mission Life in Texas activities! This set includes an Exploration & Mission Life presentation offered in PowerPoint and Google Slides as well as differentiated printable and digital student notes. These activities are a good way to introduce, review, or supplement your Texas exploration unit.
- Presentation can be used in a teacher-led physical or virtual classroom while students fill in their paper or digital notes!
- Lesson can be student-led and assigned through various online learning platforms that support Google Slides.
European Exploration and Mission Life (in Texas) INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK Activities - Build Texas history interactive notebooks using these TEKS-aligned European Exploration & Mission Life in Texas activities. This product contains 2 Exploration & Mission Life tasks to engage your students whether they are in-person or in virtual classrooms! These activities follow along with the Exploration and Mission Life unit. The activities cover the cause and effect relationships of the explorers and their findings as well as reviews the sequence of events of exploration. Each activity has a writing and/or math extension!
- Printable, interactive notebook templates/activities with photo examples and teacher notes included
- Google slide option to be used with Google classroom or any online learning platform that supports Slides. Student and teacher notebooks included with a set of instructions.
European Exploration & Mission Life in Texas Station Activities with ELAR focus! - Reinforce Texas History content through your ELAR stations/rotations! European Exploration & Mission Life in Texas content is used in this product to help students retain their Texas History knowledge while practicing media literacy and their persuasive writing skills! This set contains 2 Exploration & Mission Life in Texas activities that integrate the Texas History content with literacy skills! What a quick and easy way to get more content in while practicing essential reading and writing skills!
Activity 1 - Students will brainstorm reasons why explorers wanted to find new land. They will use these reasons to write a letter to their King asking permission to set sail on an exploration voyage.
Activity 2 – Students will plan and create an advertisement aimed at selling mission life to local Native Americans.
European Exploration & Mission Life in Texas Unit Test - Test your students Texas history knowledge using this TEKS-aligned European Exploration & Mission Life in Texas Unit Test! This set includes a Exploration & Mission Life test offered in a printable PowerPoint and Google Form self-grading version. Both versions are totally editable as well and have answer keys!
This unit covers the follow content (TEKS):
•4.2(A) summarize motivations for European exploration and settlement of Texas, including economic opportunity, competition, and the desire for expansion;
•4.2(B) identify the accomplishments and explain the impact of significant explorers, including Cabeza de Vaca; Francisco Coronado; and René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, on the settlement of Texas;
•4.2(C) explain when, where, and why the Spanish established settlements and Catholic missions in Texas as well as important individuals;
•4.11(C) identify the effects of exploration, immigration, migration, and limited resources on the economic development and growth of Texas;
•4.19(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;
•4.19(C) organize and interpret information in outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps;
•4.21(A) use social studies terminology correctly;
•4.21(D) create written and visual material such as journal entries, reports, graphic organizers, outlines, and bibliographies.
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