4th Grade TEKS
(Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills)

Correlations for field trip to the Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center

The following TEKS will be covered when students and teachers visit theTexas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center.

GEOGRAPHY
4.8.D   Explain the geographic factors that influence patterns of settlement and the distribution of population in Texas, past and present.
4.9.B   Identify reasons why people have adapted to and modified their environment in Texas, past and present, such as the use of natural resources to meet basic needs.

ECONOMICS
4.13.A  Explain how people in different regions of Texas earn their living, past and present.
4.10.B  Explain the economic patterns of early European immigrants to Texas and the Western Hemisphere.
4.11.B  Identify the economic motivations for Anglo-Americans colonization in Texas.
4.12.B  Describe how the free enterprise system works in Texas.
4.12.C  Explain how people in different regions of Texas earn their living past and present.
4.13.E  Explain the impact of American ideas about progress and equality of opportunity on the economic development and growth of Texas.

SCIENCE
4.21.B  Describe how scientific discoveries and technological innovations have benefited individuals, business and society in Texas.

HISTORY
4.2.A  Summarize reasons for European exploration and settlement of Texas and the Western Hemisphere.

CULTURE
4.20.B  Identify customs, celebrations, and traditions of various culture groups in Texas.
4.20.C  Summarize the contributions of people of various racial, ethnic, and religious groups in the development of Texas.