This packet is designed to give your students an opportunity to learn important facts about the Western Movement in the United States.. Included in this packet are one hundred and ten flash cards with various facts about Prairie Schooners, the Chisholm Trail, California Gold Rush, Pony Express, Goodnight Loving Trail, Battle of Little Bighorn, Corps of Discovery, Santa Fe Trail, Oregon Trail, Fur Trappers, Sod Houses, African Cowboys, Homestead Act of 1862, and Transcontinental Railroad. Also included are facts about John Colter, Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, Daniel Boone, Stephan Austin, Brigham Young, Buffalo Bill Cody, and Davy Crockett. An answer key is included.
A flash card format has been used so that the cards can be printed out, laminated, and cut out. They can be hole punched and secured on a ring. The flash cards can be used in centers, as an individual or partner activity, for pretest practice, or in games such as concentration.