Mexican War lesson on Nonfiction Informational Text with engaging hands-on activities to teach students about the causes and outcomes of the Mexican War, including Manifest Destiny, the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, and the Gadsden Purchase:
• COMPLETE Lesson-we provide all of the Mexican War CONTENT!
• Questions to assess Informational Text Comprehension
• John C. Fremont and Kit Carson Biographies
• Venn Diagram Comparing and Contrasting Fremont and Carson
• Compare/Contrast Expository Paragraph-we provide all Outlines and Organizers
• Mexican War Vocabulary Quiz
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