TEKS Expectation 7.8A

7.8A Locate and compare the Mountains and Basins, Great Plains, North Central Plains, and Coastal Plains regions.
Belongs to Statement 7.8: The student understands the location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas.

Teach this expectation using entries from our Handbook

Our Handbook entries are written by volunteer historians and professionals, reviewed by TSHA staff, vetted by scholars, and approved by the TSHA Chief Historian.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

After Slavery: Exercising the Rights of Citizenship in 19th-Century Texas
Agriculture in Texas
Aldridge Sawmill – The Story in Numbers
Archeology of the Future
Calendars in Texas
Contours of Discovery: Printed Maps Delineating the Texas and Southwestern Chapters in the Cartographic History of North America
Counties of Texas
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Donated Maps Help Save Texas History and Illustrate Early American Independence
Ecoregions of Texas
Encyclopedia of Texas Jewish Communities
Environment of Texas
Freedom Colonies And Beyond - Life After Slavery
Historic Land, Railroad, and County Maps
History in Your Own Backyard
History Pin Online
How did we get to 254 Counties in Texas?
Hurricane Tracker
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
La Frontera Fluida (The Fluid Border)
Life after Slavery: Investigations of an African American Farmstead
Livin’ in High Cotton: Technology and Texas’s King Crop
Map of the State of Coahuila and Texas, 1836
Mapping Melton
Mesquite Trees in Texas
Minerals in Texas
Natural Regions of Texas Archeology
Piecing Together History: A Turn-of-the-Century African American Farmstead
Population in Texas
Prisoner of War Camps in Texas
Ranching in Texas
Recreation in Texas
Texas Archeology in the Classroom: A Unit for Teachers
Texas History Snippets Interactive Map: Roads and Places of the Texas Revolution
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
Texas Talk
Texas: The Lone Star State Today
The Alamo: Building a Scale Model (7th grade)
Water Resources
Wildlife in Texas
Border Land: The Struggle for Texas, 1820-1879

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