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Westward Expansion Project

Westward Expansion Project
Westward Expansion Project
Westward Expansion Project
Westward Expansion Project
Westward Expansion Project
Westward Expansion Project
Westward Expansion Project
Westward Expansion Project
Product Description
Westward Expansion Project– This culminating project can be used with any study of the Westward Expansion Movement. This is an easy and effective way to differentiate to meet the needs for ALL students in your class. (especially gifted and talented learners).

Students are asked to choose one out of eight possible project choices about Westward Expansion. Each project requires students to do research using online and print sources, take notes using the provided graphic organizers, and create a well-made project. Students even have the choice of designing their own projects with the approval of their teachers by completing the project proposal.

In the end, students will present their completed projects to the class to show their understanding of this amazing period of US history. This project is a great opportunity to meet Common Core Standards across multiple content areas.

This packet includes
• Student Packet (21 pages)
• Learning Menu
• Project Proposal
• Resource Page for Each Project
• Graphic Organizers (one for each project)
• Presentation Scoring Rubric
• Project Scoring Rubric

Objectives:
• Students will show a deeper understanding and knowledge of why people moved West.
• Students will continue to develop research skills.
• Students will use note taking and information gathering skills to collect important information from a non-fiction source.
• Students will produce a well-made informative project and present their finished product to the class.

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CHECK OUT THESE OTHER WESTWARD EXPANSION PROJECTS (click on each to view):

Moving West Wagon Project

Oregon Trail Journal

Moving West Bundle

The ABC’s of Moving West Books

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Total Pages
23 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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