WESTWARD EXPANSION is a perfect-bound book that we SHIP to you. Explore the history of the American Expansion West, including the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark Expedition, struggles of pioneers headed West on the Santa Fe and Oregon trails, as well as conflicts including the Texas Revolution and the Mexican War.
The New World
The Louisiana Purchase
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
The Santa Fe Trail
The Pacific Northwest
The Texas Revolution
The Oregon Trail
The Mexican War
The Gold Rush
INCLUDED IN THIS UNIT:
• Questions after each lesson to assess Informational Text Comprehension
• thought-provoking Discussion Questions to stimulate Critical Thinking
• Scale Mapping to trace the route of the Pony Express
• Expository Writing and Research Projects utilizing Primary and Secondary Sources
• Journal Writing utilizing Close Reading Skills
• Venn Diagrams and Paragraphs to compare/contrast John C. Fremont and Kit Carson
• Lewis and Clark KWLH Charts followed by Expository Writing assignment
• Vocabulary Activities and Quizzes
• Context-Appropriate Glossary
• Answer Pages
• Grading Rubrics
During their study of Westward Expansion, students will take an in-depth look at famous trail blazers Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Daniel Boone, Robert Gray, Andrew Jackson, George Washington Bush, John C. Fremont, Kit Carson, George Custer, and Sitting Bull.
We've included a context-appropriate Glossary, Answer Pages, and Grading Rubrics for the higher-level activities and Westward Expansion Writing Projects.
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