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LESSON PLAN:It Was a Boom, Before It Went Bust!
CONCEPT: The student will be able to understand the boom to bust cycle by specifically evaluating the rise and fall of the town of Thurber, Texas, and creating a web page to display the cycle and its effects.
GRADE: 7
SUBJECT: Business and Economic
Turn of the Century (1880s-1920s)
STANDARDS
SOCIAL STUDIES TEKS: History - 7.7(B), 7.10(B), 7.11(B), 7.13(A), 7.13(B), 7.13(C), 7.19(A), 7.19(B), 7.20(C), 7.20(D), 7.22(D)
ATTACHMENTS: Rubric for Web Page
Student Evaluation Page
Boom to Bust - Student Directions
Boom to Bust - Teacher Instructions
Building a Basic Web Page Instructions
Thurber Fire Station
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