Celebrating Texas

Lesson PlanStudents will research the role of tourism in the Texas economy and examine various festivals and celebrations that play a major role in this important industry. They will look at profit motive, goods and services, and entrepreneurship as factors in the tourism industry. This lesson begins on page 74 of the pdf Texas Economics: Eras and Individuals.
Source:Texas Council on Economic Education
URL:http://economicstexas.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Texas-Eras.pdf
Grade Level:7th Grade
TEKS:7.9(B), 7.13(A), 7.13(B), 7.13(C), 7.19(A), 7.19(B), 7.21(B), 7.21(C), 7.22(D)
Topics:Progressive Era, Texas in the 1920s, Great Depression, World War II, Texas Since World War II

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