In this Gallery Walk Activity, your students will examine the major events surrounding Manifest Destiny and America's westward expansion. Your students will learn how each territory was obtained by the U.S. Government (from Atlantic Ocean to Pacific Ocean) and how the U.S. achieved its Manifest Destiny! Topics covered include: Original 13 Colonies, Louisiana Purchase, Mexican- American War, Annexation of Texas, Oregon Trail, Gadsden Purchase and MORE!
A Gallery Walk is an activity in which your students will examine museum-like exhibits that you place around the classroom in order to complete their assignment. It is a fun way to present the information and it gets your class up and moving in an organized way- a fun break from lecture! All Museum Exhibits and corresponding student sheets are included in this product! INCLUDES a map activity (labeling the areas of westward expansion), graphic organizers, student questions and an exit card activity! FUN!! ANSWER KEY INCLUDED
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**Note this lesson requires student internet access to complete as a “gallery walk”, preferably using a QR Code reader on their phones (free APP) OR access to 2 computers/tablets.
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