This is a 4th grade culminating project, to be completed at the end of studying "Westward Expansion." Students complete their own research on topics of their choice (included in the directions, here), and in groups, write newspaper articles that teach readers about the time period. Students have menu choices, and complete writing pieces in narrative style, historical fiction style, and informational style. This is the set of directions for the project; templates for newspapers are not included. Word document form and rubrics are available upon request.