America, the Story of Us: Heartland Lesson Plan and Worksheets

America, the Story of Us: Heartland Lesson Plan and Worksheets
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If you use the History Television series America, the Story of Us, this is the resource for you. This product is intended for use with episode 6 of the series, entitled "Heartland."

Episode Synopsis: "The Transcontinental Railroad unites the nation and transforms the Heartland. Native American civilizations decline as farmers settle the continent. Cattle replace wild buffalo as king of the plains, and the cowboy becomes a new American icon."

This resource is very versatile. You can use all of its components, or select just one or two.

What is included with your purchase?

Each of the following items is included in both .docx and .pdf formats so you can edit them if you would like.

1. Teacher viewing notes, broken into 5 minute intervals, that indicate key topics throughout the episode (note pdf only)
2. A sample lesson sequence that includes all of the worksheets in the package.
3. A 10 statement anticipation guide with answer key
4. A 38 question content worksheet with answer key

The following items are included in .pdf format. If you would like to edit either of them, you will have to download Eclipse Crossword software (free from their site):

1. Student crossword including 13 terms and clues
2. Teacher answer key for crossword

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Total Pages
17 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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