Austin Maps Lesson Plan


By using this guide, students will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of empresarios in the development of Texas.
  • Compare and contrast early maps of Texas.
  • Take on the role of cartographer and create their own maps.

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

4th Grade Social Studies: (2)E, (6)A,B, (7)A, (8)A,B,C, (14)B, (20)B, (21)A,C
7th Grade Social Studies: (1)A,B,C, (2)E,(3)A,B,D, (8)A,B, (9)A, (10)A, (11)A,B, (20)A, (21)A,B,C,D