You Selected:

Keyword

transcontinental railroad

Grades

Other

CCSS

Math
ELA

Subjects

Relevance

showing 1-36 of 663 results

Paired Texts: Transcontinental Railroad (Design a Job Flyer Assessment)
This product is great when studying The Transcontinental Railroad and/or Westward Expansion. Several standards from 3rd to 5th grade are covered. Included: -Teacher directions of how to use in the classroom -2 page Transcontinental Railroad reading passage -Transcontinental Railroad reading passage
$3.50
112 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (2.58 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Unit Includes Engaging Text, Activities & Art Project
We make social studies come alive for students! Our engaging and original text covers all the key players and events that make the race to finish the Transcontinental Railroad so exciting and so important an influence on American history. Complete unit is ready-to-teach. Includes: Theodore Judah
$8.99
23 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (12.34 MB)

Westward Expansion: Transcontinental Railroad PowerPoint (with Guided Notes)
This Transcontinental Railroad PowerPoint Lesson is the perfect addition to your Westward Expansion Unit! It includes 60 slides of information that are visually engaging and include many pictures, website links, and thought-provoking questions. The lesson covers the following topics: 1. Travel b
$3.50
122 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (30.73 MB)

Wild, Wild West Careers: Transcontinental Railroad Worker
This product contains 9 one-page reading passages covering The Transcontinental Railroad Workers, Life on the Job, Central Pacific Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad, Promontory Summit, Dangers of the Job and more. This product is also perfect for SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, enrichment learning, homeschool
$5.50
44 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (18.05 MB)

The Transcontinental Railroad in 3D
This amazing, fun lesson includes a dynamic, visually engaging powerpoint with over 20 3D images that will captivate your students! It tells the amazing story of the building of the First Transcontinental Railroad from the Homestead Act through the hammering of the Golden Spike at Promontory Point
$4.50
46 Ratings
3.9

Digital Download

PPTX (19.87 MB)

BUNDLE READING COMPREHENSION - THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD
Contains: 9 one-page reading passages covering The Transcontinental Railroad; 9 pages of reading comprehension questions (one for each passage); and the teacher’s keys. Questions are true or false; multiple choice and open ended, and include both literal and inferential questions. The reading pa
$4.50
28 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (7.02 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad (Westward Expansion) - Webquest with Key
Transcontinental Railroad (Westward Expansion) - Webquest with Key - This 6 page document contains a webquest and teachers key related to the basics of the Transcontinental Railroad in America. It contains 20 questions from the history.com website. Your students will learn about the history of the
$3.00
64 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (476.54 KB)

Transcontinental Railroad Internet Scavenger Hunt WebQuest Activity
This internet scavenger hunt directs students to a website. Students will use the website about the Louisiana Purchase to answer questions provided on the worksheets. This is an awesome way to incorporate technology into your classroom! Includes: - 3 page internet scavenger hunt - answer key This
$1.50
63 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (2.38 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Webquest (Route and Timeline)
Transcontinental Railroad Webquest (Route and Timeline) Students will gain knowledge about the building of the Transcontinental Railroad by completing a map and timeline webquest on the Central Pacific and Union Pacific. The Transcontinental Railroad Webquest uses an amazing website created by Lin
$3.00
59 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (106.87 KB)

BUNDLE - TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD
Includes Nine one-page Reading Passages covering the Transcontinental Railroad, Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads, Emigrant Workers, Promontory Point. Contains 9 pages of Comprehension Questions, Classroom and Enrichment Activities, 36 Bingo Cards, 24 Word and Clue Cards, Graphic Organiz

Get this as part of a bundle: Wild, Wild West - Mega Bundle of Bundles

$14.50
$10.50
13 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (38.84 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Lesson Plan Collection
This great lesson plan collection includes 6 lesson plans that cover the importance of the Transcontinental Railroad. My students especially enjoy the Transcontinental Webquest and writing activity. Depending on how you use the lesson plans you will have activities for 3 to 5 class periods. Answer s
$12.00
$6.00
15 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (224.75 KB)

The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad - Video Guide
For the first time, America stretches from sea to shining sea! Charlie Brown reveals the incredible story of how work crews defied rivers and mountains to link East with West. Great supplemental video for any unit dealing with the building of the transcontinental railroad. This 12 question video g

Get this as part of a bundle: This Is America, Charlie Brown: Complete Guides for Every Episode (Bundle)

$1.25
45 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.24 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Board Game
Kids love games! Our board games are perfect for centers or for small groups. Each game reinforces unit concepts in a lively, fast-paced format. Rules are easy to learn. If your students have ever played Sorry! or Chutes & Ladders, they will be familiar with the layouts. What you get: a digi
Subjects:
Grades:
$3.75
7 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (4.54 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Discovery Stations and Document Based Question
In this Common Core aligned lesson, students will begin by working with the vocabulary necessary for understanding the Transcontinental Railroad primary source documents. Next, students will rotate through six stations answering guided questions for each document. Ultimately, students will answer
$2.99
24 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (2.31 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad PowerPoint Presentation
Objective: To examine the creation of the transcontinental railroad. Key Terms and People: Transcontinental Railroad Central Pacific Railroad Union Pacific Railroad Promontory Point, UT Chinese Laborers Multimedia: Video - Transcontinental Railroad (3:27) http://mrberlin.com/transcontinentalrailr
$3.49
27 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PPTX (9.56 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Timeline
This hand-out is a cut and paste activity. Students cut descriptions out and paste them to corresponding images and dates. This file includes information about The Big Four, Theodore Judah, Samuel Morse, Central Pacific, and Pony Express. It covers California History/Social Studies Standards 4.4.
$2.00
25 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (6.17 MB)

Create a Transcontinental Railroad Poster
This is a 3 slide powerpoint presentation I use in class after discussing and reading about the Transcontinental Railroad. I have the students create their own poster to show what it would look like if they were living in this time. The first slide gives the directions and sets up the activity, th
$1.50
24 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PPTX (340.54 KB)

Readers Theater for The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad
Your students will love this approach to history! This 27 page reader's theater is specifically created to meet the Georgia Performance Standards for 5th grade, but can be used by others who want to show change over time in their social studies curriculum. I've made two versions; one as the full c
$5.00
23 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.64 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad 1869 Primary Source Worksheet
This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869 This activity is very easy to use. All you have to do is print off the primary source from the following website for classroom use or direct students to the website
$2.00
22 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

DOCX (25.31 KB)

The Transcontinental Railroad Lapbook and Learning Activities
Get all aboard learning about the Transcontinental Railroad using the eight activities in this 18 page unit! The activities can be used in a lapbook or individually. Great for a social studies unit or in conjunction with books about the Transcontinental Railroad such as Ten Mile Day and Coolies. Act
$5.00
17 Ratings
3.9

Digital Download

PDF (10.26 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad , Pony Express and More! I Have...Who Has?  Game
This 34 card game is a great way to learn about and review the events of the how communication and travel occurred in the 1850's and 1860's. Topics included: Transcontinental Railroad Big Four Theodore Judah Pony Express Telegraph Overland Mail Co. Chinese Civil War Irish Immigrants Promontory, Utah
$3.49
16 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.89 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad and Chinese and Irish Immigration
Students will read and answer questions about the building of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Chinese and Irish immigrant labor, and the Land of Opportunity vs. Protectionism. Students will analyze primary source photographs and political cartoons and work with data to color code sources of immig
$4.00
16 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (3.05 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Crossword
Transcontinental Railroad Crossword Transcontinental Railroad Vocabulary Comprehension American Railroad A simple, easy, engaging resource for my westward expansion unit. My students love them this year and it keeps them engaged, yet productive! Key Words Included: railroad-Louisiana Purchase-Tho
$1.00
15 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (11.72 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Game
This game can be used for the whole class or can be an exciting center. It works great to wrap up a unit on the Transcontinental Railroad, or as a review later in the year. The game allows students to actively engage with how life would have been for different people affected by the building of the
$1.00
12 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (223.41 KB)

READING PASSAGES AND BINGO - Transcontinental Railroad
Includes nine non-fiction reading passages covering the Transcontinental Railroad, The Central Pacific Railroad, The Union Pacific Railroad, Life on the Job, Promontory Summit, and More. Includes 36 unique Bingo Cards, 24 word and clue cards. The words in this BINGO set relate to the topic of Tr

Get this as part of a bundle: BUNDLE: WILD WEST READING PASSAGES AND BINGO

$4.50
9 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (24.17 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Color-By-Number
Need a fun Transcontinental Railroad activity? This color-by-number is a good way to teach or review this concept. Students will answer questions about the railroad, then color the picture according to the color code. An answer key is included. Have fun teaching! **Visit my store to see a wide vari
$2.00
11 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.33 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Promontory Point American Document Analysis Activity
This 1-page handout provides a personal account of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad at Promontory Point followed by guiding questions for students to use in analysis. Includes a significance wrap-up question in which students utilize all of the information to explain the significance

Get this as part of a bundle: Early American U.S. Document Primary Source Analysis BUNDLED SET!

$1.59
10 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.25 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Writing Activity (Creative Writing/5 Paragraph Essay)
This lesson plan is designed to allow students to write a five paragraph essay about the Transcontinental Railroad in a creative way. The assignment uses creative writing by allowing the students to take the role of a newspaper reporter in Utah during the final days of construction on the Transconti
$2.00
9 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

DOCX (18.09 KB)

The Transcontinental Railroad Unit - American History - Turning Points
Turning Points in American History This series charts the history of the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries by focusing on the causes, events, and consequences of important events or movements in American and world history . All lessons are designed to take between one and two weeks d
$4.00
9 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (123.22 MB)

The Transcontinental Railroad Primary Source Analysis
Students read an account of the completion of the transcontinental railroad in 1869 and answer 15 questions. Seven questions are derived from the text and 8 are discussion questions. The answers are included where appropriate and this would be great for a sub! Sample questions include: --Explain
$3.00
6 Ratings
3.9

Digital Download

PDF (638.26 KB)

Transcontinental Railroad Math Scavenger Hunt 4th Grade Word Problems
Students will love solving these transcontinental railroad word problems using multiplication, division, addition and subtraction. Place the cards around the classroom or even outside, give students an answer sheet and watch while they run around answering math problems. Included are two levels of
$3.99
8 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.83 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Interactive Foldable Booklets
Explore the history of American Westward Expansion and the Transcontinental Railroad as you create these interactive foldables for your Interactive Notebook or Lapbook. These 2 foldables cover: • The history and route of the first transcontinental railroad • The Pacific Railroad Act
$2.00
7 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (4.79 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Powerpoint
This powerpoint addresses all of the standards regarding the transcontinental railroad during Westward Expansion. It addresses the advantages and disadvantages of the railroad as laid out in the 5th grade SS standards.
$4.50
7 Ratings
3.9

Digital Download

PPS (1.78 MB)

The Transcontinental Railroad - A True Book Series
A wonderful collection of activities that correlate with the book, "The Transcontinental Railroad." Activities included are: Predicting - 2 activities Main Idea with details - 2 activities What, When, Where, Why and How KWL 3 2 1 Vocabulary / defining ABC order Creative writing -3 activities
$4.25
7 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (2.56 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Clip Art by Dandy Doodles
This is also available in a money-saving bundle: Bundled Western Expansion Clip Art This Transcontinental Railroad Clip Art set features 20 PNG images. (10 color and 10 Blacklines) that will enhance your Social Studies units. The Pacific Railroad Act of 1862 created a charter between the Centra
$7.00
4 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (6.16 MB)

Transcontinental Railroad Jeopardy
Fun Jeopardy Game! This reviews the Transcontinental Railroad. It includes: Topics: Big 4 Union Pacific Central Pacific Theodore Judah Durant Chinese workers Golden Spike Civil War Abraham Lincoln and more! Stand alone game or companion product to our informational text Transcontinental Railroad
$3.99
5 Ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PPT (2.22 MB)

showing 1-36 of 663 results

Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up