Cotton Farming In Texas
Cotton Farming in Texas
Cotton was first grown in Texas by Spanish missionaries. San Antonio missions in 1745 produced several thousand pounds of cotton, annually which was spun and woven by mission craftsmen.
In this lesson students will view several online newspapers and follow the permalinks embedded in each powerpoint slide, to learn about the Cotton Farming and its importance to Texas.
They will use the Cotton Farming, Cotton Ginn, T-chart, and Cotton Counts among others to guide their research! On completion they will prepare a report and present their findings to their classmates stating its significance and importance!