TEKS Expectation 4.7A

4.7A Explain the geographic factors such as landforms and climate that influence patterns of settlement and the distribution of population in Texas, past and present.
Belongs to Statement 4.7: The student understands the location and patterns of settlement and the geographic factors that influence where people live.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

Texas Agriculture
Aerial Photograph of the Houston Ship Channel with Major Manmade Features Noted, 1959
Black Gold: the Texas Oil Boom
Call to Arms: The Texas Land Grant, An Introduction
Celebrate Texas!
Celebrate! Festivals Across Texas
Counties and County Seats
Counties of Texas
Donated Maps Help Save Texas History and Illustrate Early American Independence
Educational Trunks from the Texas Forestry Museum
Encyclopedia of Texas Jewish Communities
Environment of Texas
From Pioneer Paths to Superhighways
German Pioneers in Texas; A Brief History of Their Hardships, Struggles and Achievements
Guide to Texas Emigrants
History in Your Own Backyard
How did we get to 254 Counties in Texas?
Jean Stuntz
Jo Ann Stiles
La Frontera Fluida (The Fluid Border)
Life In An East Texas Forest Games
Los Tejanos Lesson Plans and Activities
Media in Texas
Memorial and biographical history of Dallas County
Mesquite Trees in Texas
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 4
Minor League and Black Baseball in Texas
Modern Economy of Texas
Parks and Wildlife Activities and Lesson Plans
Southwestern Historical Quarterly 1897-1997
Street view of the 300 block of Main Street (oldest known photograph of Houston)
Texas Almanac
Texas Almanac
Texas Almanac Teacher's Guide
Texas Counties Map with Names
Texas Counties Map without Names
Texas Geography Lesson Plan
Texas Geology Map
Texas History Word Splash
Texas Locations Video Category (TAMI)
Texas Originals: Albert Horton Foote Jr.
Texas Originals: Amon G. Carter
Texas Originals: Charles Goodnight
Texas Originals: Edna Ferber
Texas Originals: Ima Hogg
Texas Originals: J. Mason Brewer
Texas Originals: John Biggers
Texas Originals: Jovita González
Texas Originals: Minnie Fisher Cunningham
Texas Originals: Norris Wright Cuney
Texas Originals: Oveta Culp Hobby
Texas Originals: Sam Houston
Texas Originals: Susanna Dickinson
Texas Outline Map
Texas Rivers Map
The Kishi Farm: Japanese Immigrants to Texas
The National Parks of Texas: In Contact With Beauty
The Portable Handbook of Texas
Videos from the Texas Forestry Museum
Water Resources

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