Texas Revolution

File:SantaAnnaSurrender.jpg

“Surrender of Santa Anna” by William Huddle

Research the Texas Revolution

Work in groups. Read in round robin. Discuss each paragraph. Laptop person types in bullets. Format notes as outline in Word. Format notes as Heading 1 or Heading 2 to later export to PowerPoint.

Social Studies textbook, pages 149, 150, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 181, 182, 183, 184, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193

Export to PowerPoint

When done outlining in Word, save the file and open in PowerPoint. The outline will automatically convert to slides. The Heading 1 items become slide titles and the Heading 2 items become slide content organized in bullets.

Add pictures from Google searches to each slide. Add a presentation title page at the beginning of the presentation and a bibliography page at the end of the presentation.

Title Page

The Texas Revolution

by: (names of all the group members)

4th Grade – Mr. Mamontoff

Bibliography

Social Studies Texas, Pearson Education, 2003, pages 149-193

Google image searches on the Texas Revolution, 2013

Additional Research

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution

 

Empresarios Populate Texas

OBJECTIVE SS.4.02E Identify the accomplishments and explain the economic motivations and impact of significant empresarios, including Stephen F. Austin and Martín de León, on the settlement of Texas.

Stephen F. Austin

Austin Photo

http://www.lsjunction.com/people/austin.htm

Stephen F. Austin (by an unidentified artist)

Martín de León