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Westward Expansion Word Search Bundle Pack (Grades 3-5)

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This bundle pack includes 10 word search puzzles and 10 answer keys containing topics and terms related to westward expansion in America. Answer keys are highlighted according to color: red = horizontal words, yellow = vertical words, and teal = diagonal words.

Students are asked to find and circle words in the puzzle using a word list. Words may be vertical, horizontal, diagonal, forward, or backward. Color and black/white photos are found at the top, right-hand corner of each word search page.

Use this bundle after lessons, during morning work, as homework, or as handouts for substitute teachers. It’s also the perfect activity for early finishers and ESL students. Recommended for grades 3-5.

**Please note: Word searches in this bundle are also sold individually. Word search links are listed below.**



Word Search #1: The Louisiana Purchase
- Louisiana
- purchase
- territory
- Napoleon
- land
- Jefferson
- signed
- France
- Orleans
- deal


Word Search #2: The Lewis and Clark Expedition
- explorers
- Lewis
- Clark
- maps
- journey
- Sacagawea
- Pacific
- ocean
- rocky
- mountains


Word Search #3: The Oregon Trail
- Oregon
- trail
- route
- westward
- covered
- wagons
- pioneers
- travel


Word Search #4: The California Gold Rush
- Marshall
- Sutters
- mill
- gold
- mining
- prospectors
- forty
- niners
- boom
- towns


Word Search #5: The Pony Express
- mail
- horseback
- deliver
- messages
- Missouri
- west
- California
- riding
- route
- station


Word Search #6: The Battle of the Alamo
- Alamo
- battle
- Texas
- Mexico
- Travis
- Bowie
- Crockett
- Santa
- Anna
- remember


Word Search #7: Daniel Boone
- Wilderness
- Road
- settlers
- Daniel
- Boone
- pathfinder
- trail
- Cumberland
- Gap
- Kentucky


Word Search #8: Sequoyah
- Sequoyah
- Cherokee
- written
- language
- system
- symbols
- preserve
- past
- culture
- inventor


Word Search #9: Chief Tecumseh
- Chief
- Tecumseh
- Shawnee
- tribe
- Prophetstown
- join
- British
- killed
- battle
- Thames


Word Search #10: Monroe Doctrine
- foreign
- power
- establish
- influence
- Western
- Hemisphere
- act
- aggression
- America
- resistance



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