The Louisiana Purchase is one of 10 content-based lessons in our WESTWARD EXPANSION UNIT
The Louisiana Purchase is aligned with these 3rd-5th grade Common Core Reading, Writing, and Language Standards:
CC.RI.1, CC.RI.2, CC.RI.3, CC.RI.4, CC.RI.5, CC.RI.6, CC.RI.7, CC.RI.10, CC.RF.3a, CC.RF.4a, CC.RF.4c, CC.W.1a, CC.W.1b, CC.W.1c, CC.W.1d, CC.W.4, CC.W.5, CC.W.7, CC.W.8, CC.W.9b, CC.W.10, CC.L.4a, CC.L.4c, CC.L.6
After reading about the Louisiana Purchase, students will:
answer Reading comprehension questions
use a Graphic Organizer to write a persuasive letter to President Jefferson
take a Vocabulary Quiz
We've even included a context-appropriate Glossary and answer pages.
Download the Louisiana Purchase Preview to see the complete Lesson Plan and samples from the lesson/activities.
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