Engage your students with primary sources in US History! This activity set includes the Homestead Act as adopted by Congress and an actual application to own property including the required explanation of improvements on the property.
This set comes with Common Core one page primary source document complete with a brief historical background, including and explanation of the Homestead Act. The key overarching US History concept is displayed prominently at the top of the page.
This resource also includes 2 activity options for guided practice and homework: a primary source analysis Common Core question printable. In both these options students support claims with evidence, determine the main idea, analyze perspective and relate the source medium to modern technology and history.
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