Teach students about the history of the Louisiana Purchase with Nonfiction Informational Text, THREE Interactive Notebook assignments, and a balanced mix of engaging lower and higher level hands-on Common Core-aligned activities:
• Nonfiction Informational text-we provide all CONTENT!
• Questions to assess Informational Text Comprehension
• Persuasive Letter to President Jefferson-we take students through Writing Process
• Louisiana Purchase Vocabulary Quiz
Students will then use the Louisiana Purchase Lesson content to create:
• Vocabulary Organizers (Interactive Notebook)
• Louisiana Purchase History Cube (Interactive Notebook)
• Cause and Effect Louisiana Purchase Organizer (Interactive Notebook)
The Louisiana Purchase, aligned with the 3rd-5th Grade Common Core READING, WRITING, and LANGUAGE Standards (see Preview for Standard Alignment), includes a context-appropriate Glossary, Answer Pages, and Grading Rubrics for the higher level activities and Interactive Notebook assignments.
Download the Louisiana Purchase Preview to see the complete Lesson Plan, Common Core Standard Alignment, and samples from the lesson and activities.
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