Westward Expansion - Cowboys and Miners {with Scaffolded Notes}

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Cowboys and Miners {Westward Expansion}

This interactive PowerPoint presentation captures student attention.The lesson includes 21 slides with pictures and video clips. The lesson covers the following topics:

1. History of Cattle Drives
2. Cowboy Life
3. The Chisholm Trail
4. Cattle Drives Come to an End
5. The California Gold Rush
6. Boom Towns and Ghost Towns
7. Levi Strauss

The lesson also includes scaffolded notes that follow along with the presentation. The notes (and lesson) include a short answer question. This incorporates writing into your social studies curriculum, allows students to summarize their thoughts, and give you an opportunity to have a meaningful classroom discussion.

Your students will never be "bored" in social studies again if you make the history come alive!


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Teaching Duration
50 Minutes

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Westward Expansion - Cowboys and Miners {with Scaffolded Notes}
Westward Expansion - Cowboys and Miners {with Scaffolded Notes}
Westward Expansion - Cowboys and Miners {with Scaffolded Notes}
Westward Expansion - Cowboys and Miners {with Scaffolded Notes}
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