Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) - Research Project with Rubric

Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) - Research Project with Rubric
Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) - Research Project with Rubric
Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) - Research Project with Rubric
Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) - Research Project with Rubric
Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) - Research Project with Rubric
Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) - Research Project with Rubric
Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) - Research Project with Rubric
Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) - Research Project with Rubric
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Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) - Research Project with Rubric - This Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) 5 page resource includes a research project for the famous events of the period of Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) in the United States. The resource requires students to complete research on a chosen event from Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) in relation to its history and significance and then to create a display to show their research.

The resource includes a student handout that details the expectations of the project and how it can best be completed. As well, it contains a list of 10 different events that can be researched from Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny), thereby allowing enough topics for a large class.

Next, the resource includes a research organizer for students (or small groups) to use when completing their research for their chosen event from Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny). It contains boxes with titles of information for students to complete before they begin creating their project.

As well, the resource includes a marking rubric for the teacher to use when assessing the completed projects. The rubric is also a powerful tool to provide to students as they complete their projects and for use with self-assessment or peer assessment.

Finally, the resource includes a two page teacher guide that provides step-by-step instructions on how to carry out the Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) Research Project. As well, it details opportunities for differentiation, online research sources for students and how the project can be used to enhance collaboration among students.

This is an excellent tool when learning about Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) and the specific events associated with the time period. It is an excellent resource for having your students collaborate, research and showing their understanding in creative and innovative ways. It will make a great addition to any Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny) unit of study!
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3 days
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