Westward Expansion Lapbook

Love Learning
Grade Levels
4th - 7th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • PDF (17 pages)
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This Westward Expansion Lapbook is the perfect project to end your unit, and it makes an awesome hall display as well!

The lapbook covers the following topics:

1. The Gold Rush

2. The Homestead Act

3. Homesteaders

4. Life on the Great Plains

5. Cattle Trails

6. Black Cowboys of Texas

7. Transcontinental Railroad

8. Native American Conflicts

This Download Includes:

→ Lapbook Directions

→ 6 different cover options

→ 2 letter options

→ 2 insert options (one of them is left blank for you to customize the vocabulary)

This lapbook (along with interactive notes, printables, and more) is INCLUDED in my Westward Expansion Unit


Take a look at my other history lessons:

Civil War and Reconstruction Unit

Westward Expansion Unit

The Suffrage Movement

The Early 1900’s Unit

American Expansionism

The Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression Unit

World War 2 Unit

The Cold War Conflicts

Civil Rights Movement

September 11 Attacks

Economics Unit

Save with Bundles: History Bundle 1, History Bundle 2, History Bundle 3, History Bundle 4



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Total Pages
17 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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