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Test – (7th) TX History

September 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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This test will cover the following units:

  • Texas Geography
  • Natural Texas

These units cover the following information:

Student Objectives –

  • I can identify, describe, and use a variety of tools used to study history.
  • I can apply geographic tools to read and interpret maps.
  • I can identify how geography affects the people of a region.
  • I can locate geographic features on a physical map of Texas.
  • I can explain why natural resources are important in Texas.
  • I can locate important cities in Texas.

Big Ideas –

  • Understanding the past can help us understand the present.
  • People’s lifestyle is based on the way the environment in which they live.

Essential Questions –

  • Why is history important?
  • Why do historians use eras to divide the past into categories?
  • How does geography influence the way people live?
  • Why is the study of geography important?
  • How do people adapt to their environment?

Guiding Questions –

  • How can we organize information about the past?
  • What are some ways we can track and measure time?
  • What sources of information do historians use?
  • How do maps present information?
  • How do humans change the environment?
  • What are the key geographic features of Texas?
  • How does climate and weather affect the people of Texas?
  • What characterizes the landscape, climate, and resources of each of the 4 regions of Texas?

TEKS covered –

7th grade information begins on page 7pdf
7.1 A 7.1 B 7.8 A 7.9 A 7.9 B
7.9 C 7.10 A 7.10 B 7.20 D


September 7, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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