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    TEXAS HISTORY

    Good afternoon, here are the lesson plans for next week in Texas History. I did give the students the study guide for our next test over Unit 11 on April 29th, and it is attached for you too. You can also go over the powerpoints below for the Dust Bowl and The Depression that will both be on the test.

    Happy Easter! Happy Spring! Happy, happy everything!
    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans, Farrar- Week 15.pdf"

    Download file "Unit 11 Study Guide.docx"
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    Download file "The Dust Bowl-1.pptx"

    Download file "The Great Depression.pptx"
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    Good afternoon! I hope everyone is ready for a great weekend.

    Attached are the lesson plans for Texas History next week. We are still working thru the Great Depression and will learn more about the effects of the Dust Bowl.

    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans- Farrar, Week 13.pdf"
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    Hello again! Here are lesson plans for next week in Texas History. We will be having a few changes in the schedule this week because of the STARR test. Please remind your child to come to school rested and to try their best on these tests.

    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans, Farrar - Week 12.pdf"

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    Attached are Texas History lesson plans for next week - we have a TEST on TUESDAY
    over Unit 10. Study guide and all class info is attached below .
    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans - Farrar, Week 11.pdf"

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    I hope everyone had a great Spring Break!

    Attached are the lesson plans for next week, and the review for Unit 10. Our next test will be on March 25th. I have also included the Oil and Gas PEGS cards and the WWI powerpoint that we did in class and can be reviewed at home.

    Download file "World War I and Texas.pptx"

    Download file "Oil and Gas PEGS Chart KEY copy.pdf"Download file "Oil and Gas PEGS Cards copy.pdf"
    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans, Farrar - Week 10.pdf"

    Download file "Unit 10 Study Guide.docx"_____________________________________________________________
    Good afternoon!! Attached you will find lesson plans for Texas History for next week.
    We do have a test over Unit 9 on Tuesday, March 4th. Again, here is the review guide and some papers we did in class this week that might help with your student.
    Please remind your child to go over the voc on p. 52 in their notebook and review the map of the cattle trails on p. 55. Retakes will be done before Spring Break.
    Download file "Tesxas History Lesson Plans - Farrar, Week 9.pdf"

    Download file "Station One - The Removal of American Indians KEY copy.pdf"

    Download file "Station Six Cause and Effect Matching Game KEY copy.pdf"

    Download file "Unit 9 review.docx"____________________________________________________________________________________
    Attached are next week's lesson plans for Texas History, along with the review for our next test on March 4th over Unit 9.

    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans - Farrar, Week 8.docx"

    Download file "Unit 9 review.docx"__________________________________________________________________________________
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    Our 4th 6-weeks ended today, and we are ready to moooooove on in Texas History. Our next unit is about Cattle, Cotton, and Railroads in the frontiers of West Texas.
    Attached are the lesson plans for next week. Enjoy President's Day!
    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans - Farrar, Week 8.docx"

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    Hello - I hope all of you enjoyed our snow last week. Even though we missed school on Friday, we will still have our test on Tuesday as scheduled. We will be reviewing in class on Monday. The lesson plans for the week are attached.

    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans- Farrar, Week 7.docx"
    ____________________________________________________________________________________Good afternoon, hope all of you enjoy the commercials for the Super Bowl- they are the best part! Attached you will find lesson plans for next week - we will be finishing the DBQ essay on the Buffalo Soldiers.

    Our next test over Unit 8 will be on Tuesday, Feb. 11th. The students already have the review sheet in their notebooks, and I have attached a copy for home.
    Download file "Texas Hsitory Lesson Plans, Farrar - Week 5, 2014.docx"

    Download file "Unit 8 Study Guide.docx"____________________________________________________________________________________
    Hello again, please find the lesson plans for next week below. We will still be using the Civil War poweroint later during Reconstruction after we finish our DBQ.
    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans - Farrar, Week 4 2014.docx"___________________________________________________________________________________
    Next week's lesson plans and powerpoint are attached - please contact me with any questions or concerns. Have a good weekend!

    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans, Farrar- Week 3.docx"

    Download file "CW PowerPoint.pptx"
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    Please go to this website with a partner and look at the different items:

    ____________________________________________________________________________________The new year has started, and our Texas History classes are ready to learn!

    Here are the lesson plans for next week. We have a test over Unit 7 on Friday, so please help/encourage your child to study - study guide is included below.
    Download file "Study Guide Unit 7.docx"

    Download file "Lesson Plans -Farrar Week 2, 2014.docx"
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    Hello 2014!....... I am so excited for the new year - we have so much more to learn about in Texas History. I am sure the students will enjoy it all.

    Attached you will find the lesson plans for this week as well as a copy of the powerpoint we will be doing later this week and next. Also, here are some voc words to review for our next quiz.

    Unit 7 test will be on Friday, January 17th - study guide is attached.
    Download file "Texas History Plans, Farrar - Week 1, 2014.docx"

    Download file "Study Guide Unit 7.docx"

    Download file "Study Guide Unit 7 Vocab.pdf"

    Download file "The%20United%20States%20and%20Mexico%20at%20War-1.pptx"____________________________________________________________________________________
    Good afternoon..... can you believe the holiday season will be in less than 2 weeks? Wow, where has the time gone? We are getting ready for our first Semester Exams next week. All reviews are listed below from Units 1-6 (none for Unit 3). Attached is the Semester Exam review again - your child got one one Thursday and needs to have it in class next week. Good luck studying!!

    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans, Farrar Week 16.docx"

    Download file "7th%20Grade%20Texas%20History-2.docx"

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    Hello, I hope all of you enjoyed the cold weather! I had a chance to grade all the ABC booklets, and they were very good. - this was a good way for the students to review for their Texas Revolution test...... which we had today.

    We will be working on a Facebook project in the computer lab during class for the rest of the week -n this will be counted as a Major Grade.

    Attached are the Lesson Plans for this week and the Semester Final Exam Review which I will pass out soon. Final exams are next week - please see the Utley Updates for details. If your child misses a final exam, a grade of zero will be entered until they make it up in January - FYI, there are no corrections on finals.

    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans - Farrar, Week 15.docx"
    Download file "7th%20Grade%20Texas%20History-2.docx"


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    Good afternoon! I hope all of you and your family enjoy a nice Thanksgiving!!

    When we get back on Dec. 2nd, our Texas History classes will be reviewing for the Unit 6 TEST which will be on Friday, Dec. 6th. - study guide attached. Also due that week will be the ABC Booklet on the Texas Revolution - Wednesday the 4th. Please see the Rubric which is attached - this will count for a major grade.

    Please contact me with any questions of concerns. Nancy Farrar

    Download file "Unit 6 Study Guide.docx"

    Download file "ABC Rubric.docx"

    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans - Farrar, Week 14.docx"___________________________________________________________________________________
    Hello again, please look at our lesson plans for next week. We will be learning all about the battles of the Texas Revolution. I have included the review sheet for our Unit 6 test, which will be on Friday Dec. 6th. Have a nice weekend!

    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans- Farrar, Week 13.docx"

    Download file "Unit 6 Study Guide.docx"__________________________________________________________________________________
    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans, Farrar Week 12.docx"
    Download file "The Road to Revolution.pptx"
    We will be starting Unit 6 on Monday - Revolution and Republic. The Alamo movie the students watched on Wed- Friday will help them understand the hardships the Texans had at this time. Please see the attached powerpoint that we will be going over next.


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    The Austin Ads that the students did this week were very good!!! The grade for this will be posted soon and it is a major grade (counts for 70%, like a test).

    We do have a TEST over Unit 5 on Tuesday. All review sheets and power points are under week 10 below - please encourage your child to watch them to review.

    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plan, Farrar- Week 11.docx"
    All Test RETAKES will need to be done before the end of the 6-weeks next Friday to count for this reporting period. Your child will be notified/stamped on Wed. if necessary to retake during PACK time on Thursday and Friday.

    * Starting on Wednesday and continuing until Friday, all Texas History classes will watch THE ALAMO in preparation for our next unit over the Texas Revolution. If you do not want to have your child participate in watching this movie, please notify me or the mail office at 972-771-5281.
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    TEST for Unit 5 will be TUESDAY, Nov. 5th. Review is attached below. There is also a powerpoint that we went over in class that can be viewed. The Austin Ad project this week in class will count as a major grade.
    Download file "Texas History, Farrar Week 10.docx"
    Download file "Unit 5 Review.docx"
    Download file "Mexican National Era.pptx"

    Download file "Mexican National Era.pptx"
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    Retakes for last week's test will be on Tuesday - please check your child's agenda.
    Download file "Texas History, Farrar Lesson Plans-Week 9.docx"

    Download file "Unit 5 vocab.pdf" TEST for Unit 5 will be (tentative) on Nov. 1st.

    Download file "Unit 5 Review.docx"_________________________________________________________________________________
    Download file "Texas History Lesson Plans, Farrar-Week 8.docx"
    Download file "Spanish Missions.pptx"
    TEST next Wednesday, Oct. 16th...... review sheet attached.
    Download file "Unit 4 Texas History Review.docx"
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    We are starting a new 6-weeks, with emphasis on the Spanish missions in Texas and how they influenced us. Later we will have new settlers coming from the United States who wanted to settle in Texas.
    Download file "Lesson Plan, Farrar Texas History - Week 7.docx"

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    Download file "Vocabulary words to know for Unit 2 – TEST Thursday.docx"
    There will be a TEST on Thursday, Oct. 3rd on Explorers of Texas. Attached is the powewrpoint we used with notes this week, and also the review sheet. I will have the vocabulary words to review on Monday.


    Download file "Texas History, Farrar Week 6.docx"

    Download file "European Explorers.pptx"
    Download file "Unit 2 Review - answers.pdf"

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    Download file "Texas History, Farrar Week 5.docx"
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    Download file "Texas History- Farrar, Week 4.docx" TEST - TUESDAY ..... please study !!! Review sheets attached below- over the regions of Texas and The Native Americans.

    Download file "NATIVEAMERICANS IN TEXAS.jpg"Download file "NA & Regions Review.pptx"

    Download file "Regions of Texas Map copy.pdf"


    Welcome to Utley MS and Texas History ......

    I am so excited to share facts about our great state of Texas with our 7th grade students this year at Utley.

    Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

    Nancy Farrar

    Utley Middle School

    972-771-5281, ext. 5242

    nancy.farrar@rockwallisd.org

    Conference: 4th period

    Tutoring times: Monday and Wednesday mornings 8:00-8:40 and Tuesday 3:45-4:15

    Skyward

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    Lesson Plans:

    Download file "Texas History, Farrar - Week 3.docx"

    Download file "TEXAS HiSTORY - Farrar, Week 2.docx"

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