Symposium Summer 2021

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Summer 7-22-2021


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


TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills): 6B: analyze the westward growth of the nation, Manifest Destiny • 6C: explain the causes and effects of the US Mexican War and its impact on the US

Lesson objective(s): 1. Analyze the significance of the Battle of Palo Alto. 2. Examine the reason why did the US Forces use that route to go to Fort Texas. 3. Compare and contrast Mexican artillery and US artillery

Differentiation strategies to meet diverse learner needs: PowerPoint, Maps, Primary Sources, Video, Textbook


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