America Becomes and Increasingly Mobile Society Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan uses the common core standards because the activity focuses on reading comprehension about the conflicts between Natives and American citizens.

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1. Lesson Plan with notes
2. 3 Ability Levels of Vocabulary Sheets
3. Enriched Note Sheets
4. Basic Note Sheets
5. Reading Comprehension Activity
6. Reading Comprehension Activity Answer Key

The content includes:

1. Motivated by New Economic Opportunities (gold rush, boomtowns, ghost towns)
2. Changing Patterns of Movement: African Americans begin to move North (Great Migration or exodus, buffalo soldiers, jobs, tension)
3. Westward Settlement (transcontinental railroad)
4. Westward Settlement (homestead act, Oklahoma Land Rush)
5. Westward Settlement affects on Native Americans (reservations, massacres)
6. Westward Settlement affects Native Americans (Dawes Act)
7. Disappearance of the Frontier-Physical Limits of Geography (pollution, buffalo, etc.)

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Teaching Duration
90 Minutes

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America Becomes and Increasingly Mobile Society Lesson Plan
America Becomes and Increasingly Mobile Society Lesson Plan
America Becomes and Increasingly Mobile Society Lesson Plan
America Becomes and Increasingly Mobile Society Lesson Plan