After taking notes over the Oregon and Santa Fe Trails, put your students newly acquired knowledge to the test by challenging them to create a scrapbook page of one person or family's journey west. This resource includes step-by-step directions for
An open ended study guide meant to the review the United State's early push towards the Pacific Ocean. Focuses on the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, and the War of 1812. Students must utilize a variety of skills to complete this study guide,
A visually pleasing and detailed set of notes covering the events leading up to the Compromise of 1850, the details of the compromise, and details of the implementation of the Fugitive Slave Act later that same year.
This presentation includes a
This project incorporates a wide variety of skills, from planning to researching to constructing a physical product. While the original project is geared towards Civil War learning objectives, this assignment is easy adapt to any topic and any
Notes over Jackson's rise to power and the changing social and political climate that made his election a possibility. These notes also include "Stop and Think" points to engage students through discussion, prediction making, and critical thinking.
Sometimes the best way to learn is to teach! This generalized rubric can be used for any subject area. It assesses students on their presentation of content knowledge as well as their ability to create an activity that assesses student learning.
Have your students step into the lives and minds of influential people from the American Revolution! This project includes directions, background information about an actual time capsule buried by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams, and a comprehensive