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Overview In this experience, students interact with vocabulary words that they will encounter throughout Unit 4: Revolution and Republic of Texas. Estimated duration: 30 minutes Vocabulary words: Objective
In this experience, students interact with vocabulary words that they will encounter throughout Unit 4: Revolution and Republic of Texas.
Estimated duration: 30 minutes
You learned in the last unit that Texans were becoming unhappy with the Mexican government. Soon fighting broke out, and Texas was on its way to separating from Mexico. In this unit you will learn about the Texas Revolution and the new nation that it created, the Republic of Texas.
This lesson builds your vocabulary with words you will use in this unit. The words are:
You learned in the previous unit that Mexico won its independence from Spain. Look at the definition of the word independence given above: “the freedom from control by others, the freedom to make one’s own decisions.”
Texas Independence Day is March 2.
Other than a nation, who else might want independence?
Sample answers: toddlers or teens (independence from parents), business or family (economic independence), artist (freedom of expression). If the question is too abstract for you students, prompt them by asking: In what areas of your life would you like to have more independence?