Students learn about, or review, Texas as a Republic with this jigsaw or stations activity. It focuses on the presidencies of Sam Houston and Mirabeau Lamar and has an overview of the road to annexation. Students read 5 passages and fill out graphic organizers, complete a brief timeline and map, a sorting and quote activity, answer 12 review questions, and more!
My grandmother's favorite--Lantana is so easy to grow. It attracts butterflies, loves sun and can tolerate drought. Good watering results in a showy and large plant. Freezes to the ground in winter but returns year after year.