Westward Expansion is all about the growth of the United States in the 1800’s! Everything you need to teach a unit on the Westward Expansion can be found in this 2 week, 133-page unit! Included:
+ 7 Detailed Lesson Plans: Lessons cover topics related to the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark expedition, when states were added to the Union, Texas, the Oregon Trail, the California gold rush, the Industrial Revolution, and voting rights (15th and 19th Constitutional amendments). All lessons are hands-on and incorporate literacy skills. Lesson plans include step-by-step instructions and links to video clips and online simulations.
+ 9 Close Reading Passages & Comprehension Questions: All of the passages and questions can also be shared with students digitally and completed using Google Slides.
+ 15 Worksheets
+ 2 Simulation Activities
+ 2 Centers/Games
+ 3 Art Projects
+ Interactive Classroom Timeline
+ Suggested Timeline for Completing Activities
+ Answer Keys for All Activities
Students will become fully immersed in westward expansion as they play games, complete hands-on projects, and research past events!
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The following products are included in this unit:
The Oregon Trail Board Game
Westward Expansion Close Reading Passages & Comprehension Questions
When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student's completed version of the slides.
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