We found 64 resources with the concept settlers
1850-1874 Homestead Act Signed: Who were the Settlers?Lesson Planet
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Life in the great, wide-open spaces of the West! Scholars analyze the reasons behind the vast movement to the Great Plains after the passing of the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Homestead Act. Using photographic, document, map, video, and...
An Introduction to Frederick Jackson Turner's The Significance Of The Frontier In American HistoryLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is the modern American identity an outgrowth of European civilization, or is it a unique result of westward expansion? Frederick Jackson Turner's The Significance of the Frontier in American History raises an important question about the...
Millionaire Game Review: Westward ExpansionLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Review the westward expansion, game-show style. Twelve hot topics related to the westward expansion, if answered correctly, will make your class winners in the game of American history. The game is modeled after the once-popular TV show,...
Who Wants to be a Millionaire? American HistoryLesson Planet
5th - 8th
What if your class could earn 1 Million dollars, just because they knew their American History? They can when they play this Millionaire style review game. They'll answer questions, phone their friends, and work their way through 15...
The Railroads and Settlement of the Great PlainsLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Enhance your American literature unit with this resource, in which readers access the Nebraska Studies website and read about "Railroads and Settlement." They search for a photograph of some aspect of the railroad from the Prairie...
The Iron Horse vs. the Buffalo: Indian-Settler Conflict on the Great PlainsLesson Planet
The Iron Horse encroached upon the land while conflicts escalated between Native Americans and the settlers. Sophomores study the print, American Progress then discuss how American progress affected Native Americans. They will study the...
Name That Place: Cultural Place Names in the United StatesLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students examine the origin of the people that settled in the United States. In this United States History lesson plan, students work in small groups to complete several activities that explore early settlement, such as a worksheet, a...
Day 5 - Science Plants - germination - growth- What plants do we need to survive?Lesson Planet
4th - 5th
Learners look at the crops of the settlers. In this crop activity, students discuss why each crop was important to the settlers and how they used it. They plant seeds and track and observe the growth.