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TEKS Curriculum Alignment Tool for Seventh Grade Social Studies - This alignment tool for seventh grade teachers provides easy access to the resources in the The Handbook of Texas Online. Links to appropriate articles in the Handbook are shown with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills document text (The provisions of this ยง113.18 adopted to be effective August 23, 2010, 35 TexReg 7232.).

The alignment tool may be viewed either as a complete document or in individual sections as listed. A student guide and lesson plans are also available.

INDEX

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7.1 History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in Texas history.
7.2 History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues through the Mexican National Era shaped the history of Texas
7.3 History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues related to the Texas Revolution shaped the history of Texas.
7.4 History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of the Republic of Texas and early Texas statehood.
7.5 History. The student understands how events and issues shaped the history of Texas during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
7.6 History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of Texas from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century.
7.7 History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of Texas during the 20th and early 21st centuries.
7.8 Geography. The student uses geographic tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data.
7.9 Geography. The student understands the location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas.
7.10 Geography. The student understands the effects of the interaction between humans and the environment in Texas during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.
7.11 Geography. The student understands the characteristics, distribution, and migration of population in Texas in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.
7.12 Economics. The student understands the factors that caused Texas to change from an agrarian to an urban society.
7.13 Economics. The student understands the interdependence of the Texas economy with the United States and the world.
7.14 Government. The student understands the basic principles reflected in the Texas Constitution.
7.15 Government. The student understands the structure and functions of government created by the Texas Constitution.
7.16 Citizenship. The student understands the rights and responsibilities of Texas citizens in a democratic society.
7.17 Citizenship. The student understands the importance of the expression of different points of view in a democratic society.
7.18 Citizenship. The student understands the importance of effective leadership in a democratic society.
7.19 Culture. The student understands the concept of diversity within unity in Texas.
7.20 Science, technology, and society. The student understands the impact of scientific discoveries and technological innovations on the political, economic, and social development of Texas.
7.21 Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired through established research methodologies from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology.
7.22 Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms.
7.23 Social studies skills. The student uses problem-solving and decision-making skills, working independently and with others, in a variety of settings.

Created by Michel Hinton, Hogg Middle School, Houston ISD, April 2002.

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