Spring Workshop May 2020

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Spring 5-15-2020


U.S. Southern Borderlands, U.S. History, Mexican American History, Natural Resources, Land Development, Agricultural Development, Agriculture, Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley, Rio Grande River Delta, Irrigation, TEKS


TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills): (E) explain how developments in transportation and communication have influenced economic activities in Texas

Lesson objective(s): 1.The Learner will (TLW) learn why people chose to migrate to Texas. 2. TLW learn the importance of irrigation in the Rio Grande Valley. 3. TLW learn the importance of railroad in the Rio Grande Valley.

Differentiation strategies to meet diverse learner needs: Differentiated Hands on Activities for approaching, meets, and mastering activities are linked to the Enrichment/Extension section. Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) - Elaborating Prior Knowledge Bilingual/ESL - Layered Instruction Menu of Options - Open-Ended Tasks


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