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Westward Expansion Project Choices

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What a great list of brief research projects for reviewing the era of westward expansion in the United States! Learners are directed to choose and complete three of the projects on the given list, which includes opportunities to design...
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A Century of Expansion: America's Destiny (1763-1867)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
How did we grow into such a large nation? Follow the events, wars, and treaties that led to the acquisition of major states as we expanded into the West. The slides provide maps, dates, and simplistic information to help learners...
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Millionaire Game Review: Westward Expansion

For Teachers 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,...
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Binomial Expansion with Pascal's Triangle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A triangle provides solutions to an algebra problem. The lesson plan introduces Pascal's Triangle to the class. Pupils learn to fill out the rows of the triangle and use the numbers as the coefficients in binomial expansions. Using their...
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Mapping our Way- A journey through United States Expansion

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the Westward Expansion. In this United State expansion lesson, students use various primary sources to complete maps of the United States, as they looked prior to and after the Westward movement.
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The Future of Communication: Broadband Expansion and New Technology

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The National Broadband Plan, an effort to assure that every school, library, hospital, and home in the US would have high-speed Internet access, is the focus of a unit that examines the value and implications of such a plan. Groups look...
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Practice Test of Influences on the US Economy

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What is monetary policy? What naturally follows from economic expansion? What is the definition of outsourcing? These are just a few of the 20 questions in this multiple choice assessment on influences of the United States economy, which...
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Westward Movement: Expansion or Encroachment?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create a portfolio of pictures and research primary resources to investigate if westward expansion was justified. In this westward expansion lesson plan, 6th graders discuss the effect the expansion had on Native American...
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Expansion and Reform: Applying the Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct inquiries and research-acquiring, organizing, analyzing, interpreting, evaluating, and communicating facts, themes, and general principles operating in American history. They use the Declaration of Independence to...
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Using the Binomial Theorem

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A week's worth of teaching on the Binomial Theorem. Lesson examples and a plethora of worksheets included. Learners find coefficients of specific terms within binomial expansions using notation of factorials and then apply these skills...
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Stamp Stories of Westward Expansion

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
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,...
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Western Expansion in the United States and Canada – The Transcontinental Railroad

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Western Expansion lesson, students conduct research to find out how the Transcontinental Railroad fueled territorial expansion in the United...
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Life in the Plains during Westward Expansion

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine life on westward trails. In this Westward Expansion lesson, 5th graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress that complement their reading of Pioneer Girl by Andrea Warren.
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Westward Expansion (1807-1912)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz activity, students respond to 46 multiple choice questions about Westward Expansion. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Why Is the Universe Flat?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can something as vast as the universe also be flat? Go beyond the Big Bang Theory using a video from an expansive physics playlist. Topics include the expansion and inflation of the universe, why opposite sides of the universe are...
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Westward Expansion/19th Century Inventions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine 19th century inventions that prompted Westward Expansion. In this Westward Expansion lesson, 6th graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress that feature 19th century inventions. ...
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Hollywood Squares: Westward Expansion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After discussing social and political issues related to the Westward Expansion, play a game to review. Kids answer questions related to statehood, post-Civil War life, and the pioneers. There are nine questions total.
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The Truman Doctrine and Soviet Expansion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What if the United States had not adopted a policy of containment of the USSR? What if the US had not adopted the Truman Doctrine or the Marshall Plan? After examining primary source documents that reveal American policy in the early...
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AP US History Test Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Every major concept, key term, and definition that an AP US history student should know for a test prep session and the big exam is right here in this comprehensive, well-organized study guide. 
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Westward Expansion Worksheet

For Students 8th - 12th
For this Westward Expansion worksheet, students respond to 63 short answer questions about Manifest Destiny and the U.S. expansion into the West.
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Jeopardy Review Game: Westward Expansion

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Westward ho! Make your history review session fun and engaging with a Jeopardy!-style presentation. Learners select questions about the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and expansion across the North American continent.
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Binomial Expansion—Shortcut Please

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There has got to be a better way; you just have to find it! Given a general binomial to expand with increasing powers, pupils realize that there must be a better way than multiple multiplications. Classmates look for patterns and use...
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Growth and Expansion of America

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Despite the difficulty of travel, the US expanded significantly between the 1800s and the early 1900s. To prepare for a performance task assessment on the rapid expansion of the US in the 1800s, class members engage in a write-pair-share...
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Removal of the Cherokees in Relation to Westward Expansion

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the concept of Manifest Destiny. In this Westward Expansion lesson,students examine primary and secondary, print and nonprint sources regarding the removal of the Cherokee.

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