Students having trouble distinguishing between all of the different key words regarding Westward Expansion? Make sure that your students are able to tell the difference between words like Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clarke Expedition,Gold Rush, California, Oregon Trail, Texas, Alamo, Florida, and territorial expansion. This would be a perfect assessment or interactive notebook activity. The sort describes each person or key word in three different ways and allows the students to place them beside the correct heading. An answer key is included for easy grading.
The sort focuses specifically on the following topics:
Lewis & Clarke Expedition
Key Words Included: Gold Rush-California Gold Rush-Forty niners-Sutter's Mill-Oregon Trail-Coloma, California- James Marshall-mining-mining towns-gold rush- miners- ghost town- Oregon City, Oregon, Independence, Missouri-Westward Expansion: Annexation of Texas -The Alamo-Republic of Texas-Mexico-Treaty of Hidalgo-treaty of hidalgo guadalupe-San Antonio-Westward Expansion: Lewis & Clark-Sacagawea-Meriwether Lewis-William Clark-westward growth-US western growth-United States history-fourth grade social studies-Declaration of Independence-Colony-monarchy-king-Great Britain-England-fourth grade GA social studies-French & Indian War-Great Britain-History-fourth grade history-fifth grade history-social studies differentiated reading passages-Bowtie Guy-Bow Tie Guy-homework-small group instruction-literacy center-independent practice-close reading- Georgia fourth grade social studies
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