Symposium Summer 2021

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Summer 7-21-2021


United States, Mexico, Borderlands, Mexican American War, Texas, Lower Rio Grande Valley, Regional Importance, Regional History, Palo Alto Battlefield, TEKS, Public School, Place-Based Curriculum, Culturally Relevant Pedagogy


TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills): 3.1a, 3.3a,3.5a. 3.17a&b&e, 3.18a&c

Lesson objective(s):

1.The students will learn about the events that lead to the Mexican American War. 2.The students will learn about the local battles that took place in the Mexican American War and their result. 3.The students will create a timeline to show the local battles which took place in the Mexican American War.

Differentiation strategies to meet diverse learner needs: Search information about the war. They may also be given the information. Students can be given a timeline they may organize in chronological order. Students may choose to act out the events in the timeline.


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