This inquiry based lesson into the Westward Expansion of the United States
gets students up and moving in their examination of 6 events related to Westward Expansion. Students collaborate and discuss information during the gallery walk. Students then analyze the events through the analysis activity included in this resource.
This guide contains:
- Teacher's guide
- Student directions
- 6 Gallery Walk Displays on the Oregon Trail, Pony Express, The Louisiana Purchase, the California Gold Rush, The Homestead Act and the First Transcontinental Railroad
Westward Expansion Resources Include:
- Louisiana Purchase Notes and Center Activities
- Lewis and Clark Inquiry Notes and Center Activity for Westward Expansion
- Oregon Trail Interactive Notebook and Center Activities for Westward Expansion
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