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Test – (7th) TX History

September 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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This test will cover the following units:

  • Native Peoples of Texas
  • Age of Contact

These units cover the following information:

Student Objectives –

  • I can identify the Natural Texas and its People era.
  • I can describe and compare the cultures of American Indians in Texas prior to European exploration.
  • I can explain the significance of 1519.
  • I can identify important individuals, events, and issues related to European Exploration of Texas.

Big Ideas –

  • Location and space influence where people live and how they develop their own culture.
  • Territorial expansion is influenced by political, economic and social factors.
  • Conflict can lead to change.

Essential Questions –

  • How did Native Texans adapt to their location?
  • What geographic factors determined how the Native Texans survived?
  • How did location influence the development of various Native Texan cultures?
  • What makes a culture unique?
  • How do cultures spread?
  • Why does conflict develop?
  • What is the motivation for exploration?

Guiding Questions –

  • What are the defining characteristics of the era known as the Age of Contact?
  • What were characteristics of American Indian cultures before European colonization, and how were they alike and different?
  • How does geography influence the way people live?
  • How and why did the first Europeans come to the Americas?

TEKS covered –

7th grade information begins on page 7pdf
7.1 A 7.1 B 7.1 C 7.2 A
7.2 B 7.10 A 7.19 B


September 25, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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