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Gold Rush Westward Expansion Opinion Writing - Would you move West?
This is a mini-themed unit for students to practice opinion writing. First, students will read a passage about the pros and cons for the prospectors and 49ers (forty-niners) of the Gold Rush. Then they will brainstorm some pros and cons and decide if they would have moved west. After that, they w
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Brigham Young, Mormons, & Westward Expansion! Why were the Mormons moving West?
Brigham Young, Mormons, & Westward Expansion! Why were the Mormons moving West? Google 1:1 Compatible! This lesson is included as part of the Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny Unit, located here: Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny Unit! Buy the Bundle and save a Bundle! ---------
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Manifest Destiny and Reasons Why People Moved West
Manifest Destiny and Reasons Why People Moved WestAim: What is Manifest Destiny? Why did people move west?Included in this resource:• Cover Page• Student centered Do Now questions - what is destiny?• 1820 Territorial Map Analysis with scaffolding question• Manifest Destiny student-created definitio

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Pioneers Moving West Readers Theatre Scripts
This product has been updated to contain two scripts. The first script, which is almost 2 pages long and has 27 solo speaking parts, PIONEERS MOVING WEST, involves students in reading, reviewing information about, and anticipating the life, fears, and attitudes of settlers about to embark on journ
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West: People moving West in the late 1800's
In this assignment students read about diverse groups in the West and why they moved West in the mid to late 1800's. The reading covers the following groups: Miners Women African Americans Vaqueros Native Americans Mexicans The reading also goes over Old Legends of the West. Students must compl
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Ch. 5 Lesson 1 Americans Move West
Need a notes worksheet page to go along with Social Studies lessons for the Harcourt School Publishers Reflections: California a Changing State text? The worksheet is easy to print and includes key ideas, comprehension questions and vocabulary activities. One version includes the depth and complexi
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Binder Organization for U.S. History - Moving West and Civil War
Do you collect tons of lesson ideas and resources to teach U.S. History from lots of sources? Do you need a better way to organize all of your resources by topic? This set includes almost 50 binder covers or dividers of topics covering Westward Expansion and the Civil War. There are almost 50 topi
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Moving West USII.2a
This resource covers the topic, Moving West USII.2a, as outlined in the Virginia History Standards of Learning found at the following link: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/frameworks/history_socialscience_framewks/2008/2008_final/framewks_ushist1865-present.pdf. It is an excellent tool for
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1306-8 Challenges to Moving West (elementary)
In this COMPLETE lesson from InspirEd Educators, students will examine several geographic features of the United States in order to analyze challenges faced by westward pioneers. (See free preview download for detailed lesson information.) Lesson warm-up, teacher instructions, teacher answers, all
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Miners Move West After the Civil War
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This is a short PowerPoint presentation that gives an overview of American miners' move west after the Civil War. The presentation also explores post Civil War mining technology, etc.
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Moving West Stations
Given as stations or a gallery walk, here is a quick and easy way to recap or teach moving west in American history. Topics covered include: Push/Pull Factors for Moving West Transcontinental Railroad Homestead Act Morrill Act Native American Conflicts Each comes with questions to guide students t
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1306-7 Pioneers Moving West (elementary lesson)
In this COMPLETE lesson from InspirEd Educators, students will examine and analyze reasons why Americans moved west in the 1800's. (See free preview download for detailed lesson information.) Lesson warm-up, teacher instructions, teacher answers, all student handouts, discussion questions and activ
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Moving West after the French and Indian War
Pictures, stories, and maps make history come to life in this great power point about some of history's most famous long hunters. This power point lesson covers information from the TN state standard 4.20: Explain the impact of individuals who created interest in land west of the Appalachian Mounta
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Moving West Close Reading and Simulation
This unit is a great resources for teaching students about Westward Expansion. There is an interactive student handbook and then a handout packet. It has separate simulation cards and a complete unit PowerPoint with all simulations included. Suggestions: Make a class set of the handbooks as a refe
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History Pockets, Moving West
History Pockets-Moving West, Grades 4–6, contains ten discovery pockets. The introduction pocket gives an overview of the westward movement. The other pockets feature nine adventurous groups of people who took part in the westward movement. Each of the pockets contains: a reproducible pocket label
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Canada: Moving West Coloring Book-Level A
Fourteen coloring pages with large print copywork to trace, perfect for young writers. Meet the Mounted Police, settlers, Native peoples, travelers from Europe, and a voyageur; travel the Canada-Pacific Railroad; spot a schoolhouse, sod house and more! This is a fun way to combine history and handwr
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Manifest Destiny and Reasons Why People Moved West
Manifest Destiny Manifest Destiny and Reasons Why People Moved West Aim: What is Manifest Destiny? Why did people move west? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Cover Page • Student centered Do Now questions - what is destiny? • 1820 Territorial Map Analysis with scaffolding quest

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Pocket 01: Introduction (Moving West)
This History Pocket presents information & activities that introduce concepts about how and why people chose to move West. The unit includes a list of fast facts, an information page, a map & time line, a collage about the journey to the West, directions & cover sheet. (Find other units
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Survival Guide for Moving West--Assignment Packet
Use for teaching the movement westward in the 1830s and 1840s, including the annexation of Texas and the Mexican-American War. This four page packet includes: Part I--How will you get there and how will you keep in touch? (open-ended questions) Part II--Why move west? (understanding perspectives of
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Grade 2 Americans Move West Lessons - Based on the Core Knowledge Curriculum
Based on the Core Knowledge Curriculum. This Unit of 4 lessons includes information about Americans Moving West. Specifically, why settlers came, how they moved and Daniel Boone. This also includes information about the Oregon Trail, The Gold Rush, Sequoyah, and the Trail of Tears.
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Moving West in the Late 1800's
This PowerPoint describes the reasons why people moved west during the late 1800's. Outlines both the push and pull factors in addition to providing a wrap up activity at the end.
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Pocket 09: Homesteading the Great Plains (Moving West)
This History Pocket presents information & activities about homesteading on the Great Plains. The unit includes fast facts & an information sheet, creating an illustration for a poem about the prairie, reading about & creating a poster like those from "Pap" Singleton, & cover sheet.
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Colorado History Moving West, the Gold Rush and Settlement Word Search
Your students will love this Colorado History Moving West, the Gold Rush and Settlement word search. This is a no-prep activity that can be used as a regular assignment, morning work, centers, an early-finisher activity, and more. Looking for the 25 key terms in the puzzle helps reinforce them for m

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Why Move West? Jigsaw Activity
In this jigsaw activity, students will learn about the three major job opportunities for Americans' interested in moving westward in the mid-1800's: mining, farming, and ranching. The download includes the reading (from which "experts" will gather their information), a graphic organizer to complete
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