Grade 8: Thinking Critically About History
Aligns to the TEKS Resource System, Unit 1, Thinking Like a Historian
With these resources, while studying both primary and secondary sources, students will review and practice inquiry skills such as asking compelling questions, evaluating resources, analyzing and synthesizing information, and drawing conclusions.
Each set includes the following instructional materials:
- Instructional Guide: Provides teachers guidance of how they may use the resources included in each text set.
- Graphic Cards: Supplements the books for students to explore the vocabulary, essential questions, and TEKS more deeply.
- Task Cards: Present questions or statements aligned to the ELAR TEKS for students to respond to the reading they have completed.
- Primary Source: Encourage students to seek better understanding through research.