This Unit examines the concept of revolution and its’ causes. Students will learn about the causes and the significance of major events/people before the Texas Revolution. The students will be able to identify the main causes of revolutions and discuss real life solutions then and today. Social studies skills including expository writing and analyzing primary and secondary sources for significance.
· Discuss and problem solve the issues before the Texas Revolution
· Analyze primary and secondary sources for significance
· Identify major causes for the Texas Revolution
· Make generalization statements about the concept of revolutions
· Improve writing expository essays
This is the tentative schedule for the next units: changes will be announced in the classroom if needed. Please check daily planner for updates in assignments, projects, homework and tests.
The primary source of class assignments, homework, and tests are the daily classroom agenda. This website is considered a secondary source of information. Calendar below for details:
Snapshots, Nation project instructions
Homework: Houston's Inaugural address 1836: on schoology Due: Feb. 9th
Pre-revolution –Constitution 1824
Video notes: Stephen F. Austin
Homework: Austin’s animal drawing: Project grade due: Feb. 16th
Pre-revolution=Growing Apart-Fredonian RebellionSchoology Quiz: online-next class period
Computer lab: complete Schoology quiz and assignment: submit during class:
Complete paper handout: turn in next class period Critical : Cause and effect
Presentations: Austin’s animal drawing
Nation projectQuiz: Monday Feb. 23rd
Wed: Early DismissalNation project: Release the Kraken!!
March 2ndWhat make a nation a nation essay?
Concept map for Nation project:State of the Union address: Due: next MondayNation TimeManifest DestinyNation Time: Project:Nation Project Due: March 12-13
Note: There will be an essay assignment for this unit: Details later on Turnitin