Use this TEKS based Texas History curriculum to teach your units on the Age of Contact and the establishment of Spanish mission presidio settlements in Texas. This bundle includes: PowerPoints (editable), guided notes, vocabulary, map activities, research assignments, writing prompts, charts, primary source analysis worksheets, a digital project, and more! Topics covered in this bundle: motivations for European exploration, Columbian exchange, Columbus, Pineda, Cabeza de Vaca, Coronado, La Salle, the effect of La Salle's Fort St. Louis, the attempts to colonize east Texas, conflict between French Louisiana and Spanish Texas, important people,challenges of the missions, the Rubi Report, and Spanish influence in Texas.
This engaging Age of Contact PowerPoint, notes, worksheets, and hexagonal thinking activity bundle is TEKS-based and will make your unit of Spanish exploration in Texas history more memorable. This PowerPoint includes learning intentions, unit vocabulary terms, discussion prompts, video links, cooperative learning activities, and covers Columbus, Pineda, Cabeza de Vaca, Coronado, and La Salle. In this Age of Contact resource set you can find: vocabulary and notes, several writing prompts, maps, an analysis of excerpts from Cabeza de Vaca's La Relacion, a fun group project hexagonal thinking activity, and more! This is the perfect digital presentation lesson and resource set to help your students master the Age of Exploration in Texas History!
- 7.1.A identify the major eras in Texas history, describe their defining characteristics, and explain why historians divide the past into eras, including; Age of Contact
- 7.1.C explain the significance of the following dates: 1519, mapping of the Texas coast
- 7.2.B identify important individuals, events, and issues related to European exploration of Texas such as Alonso Álvarez de Pineda, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and his writings, the search for gold, and the conflicting territorial claims between France and Spain
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This TEKS based Texas History Spanish Missions bundle includes a PowerPoint lesson for the unit (over 80 slides), a build a Spanish mission project, vocabulary, guided notes, writing prompts, research activities, a map activity, primary source analysis assignments, and more! This TEKS-based PowerPoint lesson covers: the effect of La Salle's Fort St. Louis, the attempts to colonize east Texas, conflict between French Louisiana and Spanish Texas, important people,challenges of the missions, the Rubi Report, and Spanish influence in Texas. This product also includes 30 printable pages of: vocabulary charts, Cornell style notes, a map activity, writing assignments, Spanish mission-presidio research activities, primary source analysis of excerpts from both Marques de Rubi and Alonso de Leon, and more! A "how to guide" and rubric is also included in a separate PowerPoint to help your students build a Spanish mission!
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This Bundle Covers The Following TEKS:
- 7.1A identify the major eras in Texas history, describe their defining characteristics, and explain why historians divide the past into eras including...Spanish Colonial;
- 7.1B apply absolute and relative chronology through the sequencing of significant individuals, events, and time periods; and
- 7.1C explain the significance of the following dates: 1718, founding of San Antonio;
- 7.2C identify important events and issues related to European colonization of Texas, including the establishment of Catholic missions, towns, and ranches,
- 7.9C analyze the effects of physical and human factors such as climate, weather, landforms, irrigation, transportation, and communication on major events in Texas
- 7.10A identify ways in which Texans have adapted to and modified the environment
- 7.11A analyze why immigrant groups came to Texas and where they settled;
- 7.19C identify examples of Spanish influence and the influence of other cultures on Texas such as place names, vocabulary, religion, architecture, food, and the arts;
- 7.21B analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;
- 7.21C organize and interpret information from outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps