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Westward Expansion in The US- Analyzing Text and Song Lyrics

Westward Expansion in The US- Analyzing Text and Song Lyrics
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This is a lesson that uses a song and its lyrics to help introduce the concept of westward expansion in the US in the late 1700s. Through listening to the song "The Lovely Ohio" and analyzing its lyrics, theme and meaning students are introduced to the concept of westward expansion and manifest destiny. This lesson plan includes the full lesson including direct instruction, group work and a "door ticket" style mini-assessment.
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10 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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