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Bishops Tour Bus Company Presents Regions of Texas!
Preview Copy and answer the following questions in your notebook: 1.Where in Texas have you visited? 2.What did you learn about that place? 3.If you could choose the best place in Texas to live, where would it be?
During the Bus Tour Take Careful Notes Tour the Regions of Texas Visit Key Tourist Sites
Lower Rio Grande Valley
Bus Stop Number 1 1.Exit the bus carefully. 2.Visit the site. 3.Write a postcard home summarizing what you have learned. 4.Be sure to use these words in your summary: Spindletop, Captain Anthony Lucas, January 10, 1901, black gold, oil field and petroleum industry 5.Draw a picture on the front of your postcard to represent what you have learned. Boiler Avenue, Spindletop, 1903
Bus Stop Number 2 1.Exit the bus carefully. 2.Visit the site. 3.Write a postcard home summarizing what you have learned. 4.Be sure to use these words in your summary: 1849, Camp Worth, Chisholm Trail, railroad, economy, recreation, and Cowtown. 5.Draw a picture on the front of your postcard to represent what you have learned.
Processing Reflect on what you have learned about the different regions of Texas. Which one would you consider the best place to live? Pro Con Economy: Entertainment: History: Climate: Natural Resources: Name of Region Think about the economy, entertainment, history, climate and natural resources of a region as you decide. Then create a pro and con chart detailing the good and the bad about a certain region.
Brochure Create a brochure on a region of Texas. 1.Which is the best region of Texas to live in? 2.Include: Economic Resources, Industry, Geography, Cities, Entertainment 3.Dont forget a map!