Geography


Take on the challenge of teaching Texas History in a virtual environment with the help of the Handbook of Texas. An excellent resource and guide for teachers, parents, and students alike!

Our content is organized by Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) curriculum standards. Choose an expectation below to view our TSHA resources for each category of TEKS Texas History standards:

  • 7.8 (Statement)

    The student understands the location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas.

    • 7.8A (Expectation)

      Locate and compare the Mountains and Basins, Great Plains, North Central Plains, and Coastal Plains regions.

    • 7.8B (Expectation)

      Locate and compare places of importance in Texas in terms of physical and human characteristics such as major cities, waterways, natural and historic landmarks, political and cultural regions, and local points of interest.

    • 7.8C (Expectation)

      Analyze the effects of physical and human factors such as climate, weather, landforms, irrigation, transportation, and communication on major events in Texas.

  • 7.9 (Statement)

    The student understands the effects of the interaction between humans and the environment in Texas.

    • 7.9A (Expectation)

      Identify ways in which Texans have adapted to and modified the environment and explain the positive and negative consequences of the modifications.

    • 7.9B (Expectation)

      Explain ways in which geographic factors such as the Galveston Hurricane of 1900, the Dust Bowl, limited water resources, and alternative energy sources have affected the political, economic, and social development of Texas.

  • 7.10 (Statement)

    The student understands the characteristics, distribution, and migration of population in Texas in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.

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