Mrs. P Johnson

Email:                                                          School Phone:817-563-8200

In this course, you will identify and learn about the major eras in Texas history beginning with Natural Texas and its People and continuing on to Contemporary Texas. You will learn about the people, events, and issues that have shaped- and continue to shape- the state of Texas.   


  • 3-ringed binder (2inches) with dividers for your Interactive Notebook or a 500 page Notebook
  • Notebook paper (if you are doing the binder)
  • Dividers (if you are doing the binder)
  • Map pencils
  • pens/pencils                                               

Rules:                                                                Consequenes:

  • Do your best in everything.                                                       I will not allow you to interfere with my teaching nor the right for
  • Organize & clean your area.                                                       your classmates to learn. If you choose to not cooperate, the follow-
  • Be respectful of our time.                                                          ing will result:
  • Include yourself in all activities.                                               * Warning
  • Enter our space quietly.                                                            * Conference with student and/or parent                                                                                                                                                                                                     * Restorative Circle (student, teacher, and administration)                                                                                                                                                                                      * Before/After/Lunch detention                                                                                                                                                                                                                              * Referral


Daily Work 50% ( assignments & homework)

Formative 50% (tests, quizzes, reserach)


Remember that zereos affect your average...some credit is better than no credit.

Late Work:

  • Excused Absences, for each day missed, you have 2 days to make up without penalty.
  • For each day late -10 pts will be deducted up to 3 days (-30pts)
  • Students are responsible for make-up work following an absence.



  • Google Classroom
  • Flipgrid
  • Interactive notebook
  • Classroom textbook
  • Remind 101

Year At A Glance (YAG)

1st 9 Weeks

Thinking Like a Historian (Unit 1)

Natural Texas & It's People (Unit 2)

Exploration & Early Colonization of Texas 1519-1821 (Unit 3)

Mexican Colonization & the Empressario System 1821-1836 (Unit 4)


2nd 9 Weeks

Unrest & Revolt in Texas (Unit 5)

Republic of Texas & Early Statehood 1836-1861 (Unit 6)


3rd 9 Weeks

Texas during the Civi War & Reconstruction 1861-1876 (Unit 7)

Cotton, Cattle, Railroads & Closing the Texas Frontier 1866-1900 (Unit 8)

Modernizing Texas in an Age of Oil 1900-1929 (Unit 9)


4th 9 Weeks

Texas During the Great Depression & World War II 1929-1950 (Unit 10)

Civil Rights & Conservatism Bring Changes 1950-Present (Unit 11)

Contemporary Texas 1950-Present (Unit 12)


"In teaching others we teach ourselves"  - Proverb