Westward Expansion

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Westward Expansion Worksheets!

Are you teaching about the Westward Expansion? The settlement of the West, as well as the devastating impact this expansion had on Native Americans is included in this unit. The 32-page worksheet packet will provide your students with an extensive examination of this important period of history.

The Westward Expansion packet is perfect for use as introductory material, unit review, or for enrichment. The visually appealing materials are intended to support and enhance your own lessons, textbook, and class discussions. Saved in a binder, they provide students with a handy and easily accessible reference, study guide, or interactive notebook.

I have included contextual questions, graphs, timelines, and maps, as well as teacher answer pages.

Topics reviewed are:
-The Great Plains
-Reasons to go west
-Transcontinental Railroad
-Homesteading
-Inventions and Adaptations:
Sod homes, windmills, barbed wire, wheat farming
-Buffalo Soldiers
-Impact on American Indians
-Geronimo
-Battle of the Little Bighorn
-Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce
-Wounded Knee Massacre

Meets multiple Common Core ELA, History and Social Studies Standards

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Total Pages
32
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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