Use this crossword puzzle to introduce or reinforce a Westward Expansion unit with your class. It covers 25 vocabulary words and includes fun clues that kids will enjoy figuring out. The puzzle comes with an optional word bank (good for less experienced puzzlers). Crosswords make a great introduction to a lesson, but they could also be used for a test.
The vocabulary words covered in this crossword are: BANDANA, BOOMTOWN, BRONCO, CATTLE DRIVE, COWBOY, DANIEL BOONE, FRONTIER, GHOST TOWN, GOLD RUSH, GUNSLINGER, HOMESTEAD, LAND RUSH, LEWIS AND CLARK, LOG CABIN, LOUISIANA PURCHASE, MANIFEST DESTINY, NORTHWEST, OREGON TRAIL, PIONEERS, PONY EXPRESS, RANCH, RESERVATIONS, STAMPEDE, TELEGRAPH, WAGON TRAIN
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