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1Bishop’s Tour Bus Company Presents Regions of Texas!
2Preview Copy and answer the following questions in your notebook: Where in Texas have you visited?What did you learn about that place?If you could choose the “best place” in Texas to live, where would it be?Tape cassette and player
3During the Bus Tour Tour the Regions of Texas Take Careful Notes Visit Key Tourist SitesLook at the neighborhoods – answer questionsListen carefully to the Interviews – fill in the chart
16Bus Stop Number 1 Exit the bus carefully. Visit the site. Write a postcard home summarizing what you have learned.Be sure to use these words in your summary: Spindletop, Captain Anthony Lucas, January 10, 1901, “black gold”, oil field and petroleum industryDraw a picture on the front of your postcard to represent what you have learned.Handouts in sleevesnotecardsBoiler Avenue, Spindletop, 1903
22Bus Stop Number 2 Exit the bus carefully. Visit the site. Write a postcard home summarizing what you have learned.Be sure to use these words in your summary: 1849, Camp Worth, Chisholm Trail, railroad, economy, recreation, and “Cowtown”.Draw a picture on the front of your postcard to represent what you have learned.Handouts in sleevesIndex cards
37ProcessingReflect on what you have learned about the different regions of Texas. Which one would you consider the “best place to live”?Name of RegionThink 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.Pro ConEconomy:Entertainment:History:Climate:Natural Resources:notebook
38Brochure Create a brochure on a region of Texas. Which is the best region of Texas to live in?Include: Economic Resources, Industry, Geography, Cities, EntertainmentDon’t forget a map!handout