7-8 Texas History 2025-2026

Wednesdays, 8:30-10:30

Instructor: Andrea Sylve asylve@hotmail.com

Class Tuition: $650 per year or 10 equal installments of $65

Supply Fee: $60 per year, due at registration

Instructor accepts: cash, check, PayPal, and Zelle

*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).

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