*Preview is a sneak peak of the 51 slide PowerPoint to cover all standards*
This unit it plan was developed of the GOSA Innovation in Teaching Competition.
It addresses the CCGPS:
SS5H1 Describe how life changed in America at the turn of the century.
a. Describe the role of the cattle trails in the late 19th century; include the Black Cowboys of
Texas, the Great Western Cattle Trail, and the Chisholm Trail.
b. Describe the impact on American life of the Wright brothers (flight), George Washington
Carver (science), Alexander Graham Bell (communication), and Thomas Edison
c. Explain how William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt expanded America’s role in the
world; include the Spanish-American War and the building of the Panama Canal.
d. Describe the reasons people immigrated to the United States, from where they emigrated,
and where they settled.
This unit plan includes several interactive activities, simulations, notes, and more!