7-8 Texas History

7-8 Texas History 2021-2022

Mondays, 8:30-10:25

Instructor: Andrea Sylve, M.Ed.    asylve@hotmail.com

Class Tuition: $550 per year or 10 equal installments of $55

Supply Fee: $50 per year, due at registration

*NOTE: There is a minimum of 6 students required for this class to progress; maximum is 14.

Course Description: This class will cover the history of the great state of Texas, including native American tribes in Texas, early explorers, the Spanish Colonial period, Mexican Independence, the Texas Revolution, the Republic of Texas, statehood, the Civil War, and the development of Texas into the state we know today. Other topics will include Texas’s geography, its government, and its economy. Students should be expected to work on assignments at home at least 6 hours each week.

Required Materials:
Texas History by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (This can be purchased used, we will not need the “key” for online use).

https://www.amazon.com/Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt-Texas-History/dp/0544320301/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1544622019&sr=8-1&keywords=texas+history+houghton+mifflin+harcourt

Supplies: Loose leaf paper in a 1” three ring binder (with interior pockets), 5-tab dividers, colored pencils, 2 sharpened pencils or pens