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.
Descriptive Paragraph Using Differing Points of View in HistoryLesson Planet
First graders write a descriptive paragraph about either a Native American or a settler. In this descriptive writing lesson, 1st graders look at a photo of either a Native American or a settler and make inferences. They fill out a point...
Marquette and Joliet Explore the Mississippi in 1673Lesson Planet
10th - 12th
Students locate and name the St. Lawrence River, the five Great Lakes, and the Mississippi River on a modern map. They find Quebec, Michilimackinac, Wisconsin, and Chicago on that map. They find the same places on a 1681 map.
Like Waves on the Shore: Settling CanadaLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the way Canada was settled and who were the first populations in the country. Using the internet, they research the various waves of immigrants who came to the country and their reasons for immigrating. They also...
Factors Contributing To the U.S. Dominance of the Pacific NorthwestLesson Planet
6th - 11th
Students examine the painting Columbia by John Gast. They discuss the concept of Manifest Destiny and the role of different groups (miners, missionaries, fur trappers, farmers, etc.) in the Americanization of the West. In groups, they...
Influences of Black Oregon Trail SettlersLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Young scholars discuss reasons settlers settled in the Oregon Territory. Then, through the examination of primary documents, they compare the influences upon black settlers and how those influences were important to the settlement of...
Who are the Women of the Pacific North West: 1830-1870?Lesson Planet
10th - 11th
Students view a picture from the Vancouver National Historic Reserve and discuss the people in the picture. They locate Cromwell's Map and discuss the villages located close to Fort Vancouver. Students read information regarding the role...
True Settlers of the Pacific Northwest: Who was there with Dr. John Mcloughlin?Lesson Planet
1st - 5th
Students discover who was present when the city of Vancouver was founded. Using the internet, they research the various cultures of the area and which were present at the Hudson Bay Company. They discuss each person's role in how the...
Lives of Native Americans and SettlersLesson Planet
3rd - 11th
Students assess the effect of contact between the Native Americans and Europeans after 1492. They explore the lives of the early European colonists and the Native Americans living along the East Coast of North America. Lesson contains...
Literature Circle: Next Spring an Oriole By Gloria WhelanLesson Planet
4th - 6th
Students examine and research the various modes of travel of the first settlers in Michigan. They read the book, Next Spring an Oriole, complete a word search, look up vocabulary words in a dictionary, and analyze chapters from the book...
Now and Then: A Journey from Ohio to WisconsinLesson Planet
4th - 5th
Students use maps and atlases to locate two cities. They calculate the distance and amount of time from two locations. They read the document, A Teenager's Diary of Coming Overland from Ohio in 1846, and keep a running tally of cost and...
How the Iroquois wars impacted the people of WisconsinLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students examine how relocation affected competition for resources They analyze a map to see population patterns and examine how previous events affected the location of current populations. They explore how the Iroquois were able to...