1 Texas History - Scope and Sequence - Year at a Glance Texas History First Semester Textbook: - Texans Three Weeks 1 st 3 weeks 2 nd 3 weeks 3 rd 3 weeks 4 th 3 weeks 5 th 3 weeks 6 th 3 weeks Topics/ Concepts Texas Government (How?) Texas Geography (Where?) Paleoindians arrive in Texas (When?) The Spanish and French arrive in Texas (What?) Mexico takes over & the Settlers Arrive (Who?) Trouble Begins (Why?) Resource: Texas & Texans Chp. 29,Chp. 30 TEKS- 7.1B, 7.14AB, 7.11C, 7.15AB, 7.18AB, 7.21, 7.22 Geography handbook, Chp. 12 Teks-7.8AB, 7.9ABC, 7.10AB, 7.11AB, 7.21,7.22 Chp. 3-4 TEKS- 7.1AB, 7.2AB, 7.10AB, 7.22 Chp.4-5 TEKS- 7.1BC, 7.2B, 7.21B, 7.22 Texas History Second Semester Textbook: - Texans Chp. 6-7 TEKS- 7.1BC, 7.2CD, 7.19ABC Chp. 8 TEKS- 7.2CEF, 7.17C Three Weeks 1 st 3 weeks 2 nd 3 weeks 3 rd 3 weeks 4 th 3 weeks 5 th 3 weeks 6 th 3 weeks Topics/ Concepts Texas Revolution (WAR!) Republic of Texas (What now?) Statehood of Texas (Which?) Cattle Kingdoms (Whoa!) Rapid Growth of Texas (Watch out!) Modern Texas (WOW!) Resource: Texas & Texans Chp TEKS-7.1BC, 7.3AB, 7.14AB Chp TEKS- 7.1BC, 7.4AB, 7.11AB, 7.19B Chp TEKS-7.1AB, 7.5AB, 7.6 Chp TEKS- 7.6AC, 7.7A, 7.20A Chp. 20,21,23 TEKS- 7.7AD, 7.11BCD, 7.12ABC Chp. 27 TEKS- 7.18AB, 7.19AB
2 Texas Government: Approximate Time 3 weeks (1 st 3 weeks) TAKS Identify the three branches that make up the Texas Government Identify the duties of the different branches in Texas Government Explain the process of parliamentary procedure Discuss Civil law & Criminal Law Discuss citizen participation 7.1 b 7.11c 7.14 a-b 7.15 a-b 7.17 a-c 7.18 a-b 7.21a-e 7.22a-d Identify how the Texas Constitution reflects the principles of limited government, checks and balances, federalism, separation powers, popular sovereignty, and individual rights. Identify the influence of ideas from the U.S. Constitution on the Texas Constitution. Describe the structure and functions of government at municipal, county, and state levels, the importance of free speech and press in a democratic society; and express and defend a point of view on an issue of historical or contemporary interest in Texas. Chp. 28 Chp. 30, 4,5 Summarize the rights guaranteed in the Texas Bill of Rights; and identify civic responsibilities of Texas citizens.
3 Texas Geography: Approximate Time 3 weeks (2 nd 3 weeks) TAKS Explain how the natural resources of Texas affects Texans Identify Texas major landforms Identify the geographic regions of Texas Compare and contrast the geographic regions of Texas Locate important Texas cities 7.8 a 7.8b 7.9a 7.9b 7.9c 7.10a 7.10b 7.11a 7.11b Create thematic maps, graphs, charts, models, and databases representing various aspects of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries; and pose and answer questions about geographic distributions and patterns in Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Locate places and regions of importance in Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Compare places and regions of Texas in terms of physical and human characteristics; and analyze the effects of physical and human factors such as climate, weather, landforms, irrigation, transportation, and communication on major events in Texas. Geography Handbook, Chp. 1 & 2 workbooks, CD resources,, 2,5 Identify ways in which Texans have adapted to and modified the environment and analyze the consequences of the modifications; and explain ways in which geographic factors have affected the political, economic, and social development of Texas. Analyze the effects of the changing population distribution in Texas during the 20th century; and describe the structure of the population of Texas using demographic concepts such as growth rate and age distribution.
4 Paleoindians arrive in Texas: Approximate Time 3 weeks (3rd 3 weeks) TAKS Give possible explanations for how & why people migrated to the Americas Summarize the lifestyle of the Paleoindians Identify and compare the four Native American cultures found in Texas Summarize how the environment shaped the Southeastern & Gulf Cultures Summarize how the environment shaped the Southeastern & Gulf Cultures 7.1 a 7.1b 7.2a 7.2b 7.10a 7.10b 7.22 Identify the major eras in Texas history and describe their defining characteristics; apply absolute and relative chronology through the sequencing of significant individuals, events, and time periods; and explain the significance of the following dates: 1519, 1718, 1821, 1836, 1845, and Compare the cultures of Native Americans in Texas prior to European colonization; Chp 3 & 17, 2,5 Identify ways in which Texans have adapted to and modified the environment and analyze the consequences of the modifications; and explain ways in which geographic factors have affected the political, economic, and social development of Texas.
5 The Spanish & French Arrive in Texas: Approximate Time 3 weeks (4 th 3 weeks) TAKS Discuss early Spanish expeditions to Texas Explain why the Spanish Conquistadores explored Texas Describe the missionary efforts of the Spanish Summarize how France challenged Spain s claim to Texas 7.1b 7.1c 7.2b 7.21b 7.22 Apply absolute and relative chronology through the sequencing of significant individuals, events, and time periods; and explain the significance of the following dates: 1519, 1718, 1821, 1836, 1845, and Identify important individuals, events, and issues related to European exploration and colonization of Texas, including the establishment of Catholic missions. Chp. 4 Chp. 5, 1,2,3 Analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-andeffect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions.
6 Mexico takes over the Settlers arrive: Approximate Time 3 weeks (5 th 3 weeks) TAKS Discuss the Louisiana Purchase Describe the first Anglo settlers arrival Identify the successful empresarios Summarize the colonization laws of Mexico Explain why Father Hidalgo y Costilla called for Independence from Spain 7.1b 7.1c 7.2c 7.2d 7.19a 7.19b 7.19c Apply absolute and relative chronology through the sequencing of significant individuals, events, and time periods; and explain the significance of the following dates: 1519, 1718, 1821, 1836, 1845, and Identify the contributions of significant individuals including Moses Austin, Stephen F. Austin, and Juan Seguín during the colonization of Texas; identify the impact of the Mexican federal Constitution of 1824 on events in Texas. Chp. 6 Chp. 7, 1,3,4 Explain how the diversity of Texas is reflected in a variety of cultural activities, celebrations, and performances; describe how people from selected racial, ethnic, and religious groups attempt to maintain their cultural heritage while adapting to the larger Texas culture; and identify examples of Spanish influence on place names such as Amarillo and Río Grande and on vocabulary in Texas.
7 Trouble Begins: Approximate Time 3 weeks (6 th 3 weeks) TAKS Describe the Anahuac protests Discuss the effects of the Law of April 6 Explain Stephen F. Austin s imprisonment Explain the significance of the Mier y Teran report Discuss the Consultation 7.2c 7.2e 7.2f 7.17c Identify the contributions of significant individuals including Moses Austin, Stephen F. Austin, and Juan Seguín during the colonization of Texas; Trace the development of events that led to the Texas Revolution, including the Law of April 6, 1830, the Turtle Bayou Resolutions, and the arrest of Stephen F. Austin; Contrast Spanish and Anglo purposes for and methods of settlement in Texas. Chp. 8, 1,3,4 Express and defend a point of view on an issue of historical or contemporary interest in Texas.
8 Texas Revolution: Approximate Time 3 weeks (7 th 3 weeks) TAKS Explain why Texas declared independence from Mexico Examine the strengths and weaknesses of the two Armies Identify the battles of the Texas Revolution Describe the events at the Alamo, Goliad, and San Jacinto Compare the U.S. declarations of Independence & Constitutions 7.1B 7.1C 7.3A 7.3B 7.14A 7.14B Apply absolute and relative chronology through the sequencing of significant individuals, events, and time periods; and explain the significance of the following dates: 1519, 1718, 1821, 1836, 1845, and Explain the roles played by significant individuals during the Texas Revolution, including George Childress, Lorenzo de Zavala, James Fannin, Sam Houston, Antonio López de Santa Anna, and William B. Travis Explain the issues surrounding significant events of the Texas Revolution, including the battle of Gonzales, the siege of the Alamo, the convention of 1836, Fannin's surrender at Goliad, and the battle of San Jacinto. Chp CD resources,, 1,4,5 Identify how the Texas Constitution reflects the principles of limited government, checks and balances, federalism, separation of powers, popular sovereignty, and individual rights Identify the influence of ideas from the U.S. Constitution on the Texas Constitution.
9 Republic of Texas: Approximate Time 3 weeks (8 th 3 weeks) TAKS Analyze events that took place in the Republic of Texas Describe the policies of Houston, Lamar, and Anson Jones during their presidencies Characterize the problems Texas faced as an Independent Republic Describe the annexation of Texas Specify why immigrants came to Texas and where they chose to settle Describe how each immigrant group tried to maintain its cultural heritage 7.1B 7.1C 7.4A 7.4B 7.11A 7.11B 7.19B Apply absolute and relative chronology through the sequencing of significant individuals, events, and time periods; and explain the significance of the following dates: 1519, 1718, 1821, 1836, 1845, and Identify individuals, events, and issues during the Republic of early Texas statehood, including annexation, Sam Houston, Anson Jones, Mirabeau B. Lamar, problems of the Republic of Texas, the Texas Rangers, the Mexican War, and the Treaty of Guadalupe- Hidalgo. Analyze the causes of and events leading to Texas statehood. Analyze why immigrant groups came to Texas and where they settled. Chp. 28 Chp. 30 workbooks, CD resources,, 1,3,4 Analyze how immigration and migration to Texas in the 19th and 20th centuries have influenced Texas. Describe how people from selected racial, ethnic, and religious groups attempt to maintain their cultural heritage while adapting to the larger Texas culture.
10 Statehood: Approximate Time 3 weeks (9 th 3 weeks) TAKS Recognize the causes and effects of the Mexican- American War analyze Texas role in the civil War Identify how new social, economic, and political systems developed during Reconstruction Identify the political leaders during Reconstruction 7.1A 7.1B 7.5A 7.5B 7.6A Apply absolute and relative chronology through the sequencing of significant individuals, events, and time periods; and explain the significance of the following dates: 1519, 1718, 1821, 1836, 1845, and The student understands how events and issues shaped the history of Texas during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The student is expected to: explain reasons for the involvement of Texas in the Civil War. Analyze the political, economic, and social effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction in Texas. Chp. 28 Chp. 30 CD resources,, 1,2,3,4,5 Identify significant individuals, events, and issues from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century, including the factors leading to the expansion of the Texas frontier, the effects of westward expansion on Native Americans, the development of the cattle industry from its Spanish beginnings, the myth and realities of the cowboy way of life, the effects of the growth of railroads, the buffalo soldiers, James Hogg, Cynthia Parker, and Spindletop.
11 Cattle Kingdoms: Approximate Time 3 weeks (1O th 3 weeks) TAKS Characterize the cattle drives Describe the big ranches Compare the economy of East, South, and West Texas Describe the actions of big business and railroads that lead to reforms Identify the impact of the development of the railroad on the cattle industry 7.6 A 7.6C 7.7A 7.20A Identify significant individuals, events, and issues from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century, including the factors leading to the expansion of the Texas frontier, the effects of westward expansion on Native Americans, the development of the cattle industry from its Spanish beginnings,the myth and realities of the cowboy way of life, the effects of the growth of railroads, the buffalo soldiers, James Hogg, Cynthia Parker, and Spindletop; and Chp. 28 Chp. 30, 1,2,3,4,5 Explain the political, economic, and social impact of the cattle and oil industries and the development of West Texas resulting from the close of the frontier. Define the impact of "boom and bust" and trace the boom-and-bust cycle of leading Texas industries throughout the 20th century, including farming, oil and gas, cotton, cattle ranching, real estate, and banking. Compare types and uses of technology, past and present.
12 Rapid Growth of Texas: Approximate Time 3 weeks (11 th 3 weeks) TAKS Discuss how the oil industry promoted growth Describe life on the home front during the War Discuss how Texas began to change from a rural state to one with industrial cities Explain what led to Texas wartime prosperity 7.7A 7.7D 7.11B 7.11C 7.11D 7.12A 7.12B 7.12C Define the impact of "boom and bust" and trace the boom-and-bust cycle of leading Texas industries throughout the 20th century, including farming, oil and gas, cotton, cattle ranching, real estate, and banking; Analyze the political, economic, and social impact of major wars, including World War I and World War II, on the history of Texas; Analyze how immigration and migration to Texas in the 19th and 20th centuries have influenced Texas; Chp. 28 Chp. 30 CD resources,, 1,3,4 Explain which cities grew the most rapidly and why Analyze the effects of the changing population distribution in Texas during the 20th century; And describe the structure of the population of Texas using demographic concepts such as growth rate and age distribution. Explain economic factors that led to the urbanization of Texas. Trace the development of major industries that contributed to the urbanization of Texas. Explain the changes in the types of jobs and occupations that have resulted from the urbanization of Texas.
13 Modern Texas: Approximate Time 3 weeks (12 th 3 weeks) TAKS Identify and describe famous Texans Discuss why celebrations and festivals take place and why they are important Describe Texas festivals 7.18A 7.18B 7.19A 7.19B Identify the leadership qualities of elected and appointed leaders of Texas, past and present, including Texans who have been President of the United States; and analyze the contributions of Texas leaders such as Henry B. González, Phil Gramm, Barbara Jordan, and Sam Rayburn. Explain how the diversity of Texas is reflected in a variety of cultural activities, celebrations, and performances. Chp. 28 Chp. 30, 2,3 Describe how people from selected racial, ethnic, and religious groups attempt to maintain their cultural heritage while adapting to the larger Texas culture.
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