Seventh Grade


LESSONS

This content module is designed to help supplement instruction over a specific unit of study. Using existing Law-Related Education materials we have packaged content to help deliver the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. It is not designed to be the entire unit but it does provide students with an opportunity to interact with the material in a variety of ways. Opportunities are embedded for students to show their learning.

Early Statehood Content Module

This content module is designed to help supplement instruction over a specific unit of study. Using existing Law-Related Education materials, we have packaged content to help deliver the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. It is not designed to be the entire unit but it does provide students with an opportunity to interact with the material in a variety of ways. Opportunities are embedded for students to show their learning.

Republic of Texas Content Module

This content module is designed to help supplement instruction over a specific unit of study. Using existing Law-Related Education materials, we have packaged content to help deliver the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. It is not designed to be the entire unit but it does provide students with an opportunity to interact with the material in a variety of ways. Opportunities are embedded for students to show their learning.

Texas Revolution Content Module

This content module is designed to help supplement instruction over a specific unit of study. Using existing Law-Related Education materials, we have packaged content to help deliver the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. It is not designed to be the entire unit but it does provide students with an opportunity to interact with the material in a variety of ways. Opportunities are embedded for students to show their learning.

Spanish Colonial and Mexican National Content Module

This content module is designed to help supplement instruction over a specific unit of study. Using existing Law-Related Education materials, we have packaged content to help deliver the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. It is not designed to be the entire unit but it does provide students with an opportunity to interact with the material in a variety of ways. Opportunities are embedded for students to show their learning.

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This quick review assesses knowledge of key issues and events of the American Revolution. Lesson link
This learning station lesson allows students to review the differences and similarities between the Texas Declaration of independence and the U.S. Declaration of Independence. Lesson link
This simulation allows students to participate in the March 2, 1836 meeting at Washington-on-the-Brazos, where the Texas Declaration of Independence was formally adopted. Play script and bio cards provided. Lesson link
Using manipulatives (provided), students will match grievances found in the Texas Declaration of Independence with the paraphrased counterpart. Following this, students will be assigned one of the grievances to illustrate. Students will use a scorecard to check review the artwork of their classmates to summarize the grievances. Lesson link
In this lesson, students will examine one page readings of the History of the Constitutions of Texas and then share that information with their group. A graphic organizer for recording information is provided. Lesson link
Using manipulatives, students will compare and contrast specific provisions of the United States and Texas Constitutions. Lesson link
This card game has students sorting the different characteristics of the two houses of the Texas Legislature (cards provided). Lesson link
This interactive class activity has students match definitions and examples of the seven principles of the Texas Constitution (cards provided). Lesson link
Students compare the terms of office of the Presidents of the Republic of Texas in this lesson. Following the comparisons, they are asked to complete a scorecard for each of the Presidents. Lesson link
In this lesson, students will exam inventions that had an impact on the cattle industry in Texas. They will use their research and song lyrics to draw conclusions about the impact. Lesson link

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