Westward Expansion 1780-1860 Teacher Resources
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Westward Expansion: Image and Reality
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
As your young historians study Westward Expansion, practice in-depth primary source analysis with the documents and guidelines presented in this resource. They will examine a lithograph and excerpts from two letters written by a Nebraska...
This Land is my Land-Westward Expansion During Reconstruction
7th - 12th
Pupils analyze policies regarding Native American territories during Westward Expansion. In this Reconstruction lesson, students research primary and secondary sources pertaining to the transfer of Native American land. Pupils take notes...
Stamp Stories of Westward Expansion
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
What a fantastic project idea for discussing not only the history of America's expansion into the West, but for reviewing any major unit of history in your class. Pupils build stamp collections to visually represent themes of the unit,...
Big Cities and Big Problems: Industrialization and Westward Expansion in America
Seventh graders explore life in America from 1877 to the present. In this American history lesson, 7th graders investigate multimedia sources in order to examine governmental control of urban development. Links are provided to Library...
Westward Expansion of the United States
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
How did early American pioneers decide what to take with them on their journeys, and what was their traveling experience like? Here you'll find a collection of activities to help you explore Westward Expansion with your young learners.