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Becoming Us: Resistance

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
The three case studies in the Becoming Us: Resistance unit module look at the individuals and groups who have resisted the antidemocratic forces of inequality and oppression. The Fighting For Freedom resource has young historians...
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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Becoming Us: Borderlands

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Three case studies make up a unit the looks at the power contentions and exchanges in the borderlands that have shaped the United States. The first case study focuses on creating the US southern border and the experiences of people...
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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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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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Binomial Expansion with Pascal's Triangle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A triangle provides solutions to an algebra problem. The lesson 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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Removal of the Cherokees in Relation to Westward Expansion

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

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What do you need when you're teaching a lesson on Westward Expansion? A vocabulary review list! Slides contain 20 terms that range from the Santa Fe Trail and Davey Crockett to the Vigilance Committee and the Oregon Trail. 
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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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Westward Expansion

For Teachers 8th
Grab the popcorn and take a seat for a Hollywood premier! Eighth graders grasp the concepts behind Westward Expansion and create engaging videos by working through a set of 18 engaging tasks. They also hone their technology, social...
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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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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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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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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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Cumulative Review: Chapters 11-15

For Students 7th - 8th
If you've just covered a lot of territory in your social studies class and need a great cumulative review, look no further. Here is a hand out that includes 71 questions on 10 pages all related to slavery, the Civil War, Westward...
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Deserts, Plains, and Mountains; oh my! Westward Migration

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the early U.S. west. In this westward migration lesson, 4th graders participate in 6 classroom activities that require them to research and experience the westward expansion of the United States.
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Temperature and Expansion

For Students 10th - 12th
In this chemistry worksheet, students solve a variety of problems regarding temperature and expansion. Students focus on temperatures in the three major scales; Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin.
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Balance of Nature and the Westward Movement

For Teachers 1st
In this U.S. history instructional activity, 1st graders study the westward expansion movement of the mid-1800's. Students use a graphic organizer to compare and contrast a modern road trip to the methods of travel in the days of the...
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Integrated Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th - 5th
An ambitious and engaging lesson on the Westward Movement for your students to enjoy! Groups of learners rotate between learning tasks such as learning about the Chislom Trail, Lewis and Clark, and the Gold Rush. A WebQuest is also...
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Westward Expansion- How U.S. took possession of its land areas and effects on natives when settled

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use textbooks and other resources to understand the westward expansion of the US and the influences and effects that it had on American culture.
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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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