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The Poetry of Chinese Immigration

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Numerous people from China immigrated to the US during the era of industrialization and expansion. Provide your class with a glimpse into the life of a Chinese immigrant through the poetry they left behind. They then compose a poem of...
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Study Guide: The Age of Jackson

For Students 9th - 11th
Prepare your class for an exam on the age of Jackson. Not Michael Jackson, Andrew Jackson. Pupils' focus will be guided by 40 different prompts that have them looking up vocabulary words, cross-referencing important names and events, and...
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Educator's Guide: Holes

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
You'll be a star at your next grade level meeting with an educational unit on Louis Sachar's Holes. Based on both the novel and film, the lessons include applications to language arts with character studies and movie reviews; social...
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Study History through Journal Keeping

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Journal writing can be a fun way to bring history to life. Upper graders read a series of journals from the time of the westward expansion, specifically the pioneer journey along the Oregon Trail. They compose an ongoing journal from the...
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Binomial Expansion

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
In this binomial expansion worksheet, learners solve and complete 81 various types of problems. First, they find the given sum and evaluate each factorial notation. Then, students expand each binomial and write only the coefficients....
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Photography and the National Park Service

For Teachers 9th - 12th
During the 1800s the United States was expanding westward; land was there for the taking.  Kids explore how some early photographers used their photography to influenced the US Congress to save areas like Mirror Lake. They complete a...
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Art and Propaganda

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Explore the use of propaganda in art. In this visual arts lesson, analyze events from the American Revolution or Westward Expansion as they view artwork and read narrative accounts. Students explain how the artwork symbolically...
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American Growth and Expansion in the late 1800s

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine a picture of John Gast's, American Progress to determine what they know about American growth between 1877- 1900. By working through thirteen center or folder activities, they study the economics,...
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Westward Expansion : Mapping

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders travel along exploring the expeditions of John F. Fremont. For this Westward expansion lesson, 5th graders gain understanding of the events that shaped the west through the use of maps. Students use mapping skills to...
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Manifest Destiny

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Westward Expansion worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages which describe  Manifest Destiny and respond to 33 short answer questions.
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What does the Constitution say about voting? Constitutional Amendments and the Electoral College

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of voting rights in the US, class members examine Constitutional amendments connected with voting and the role of the Electoral College in the election process.
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A Growing Global Power

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does a nation turn into a global superpower? The 16th installment of the 22-part series on American history investigates the rise of the United States to global importance in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Groups...
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Western Expansion

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the geography of the United States and how it is changing.  In this Western expansion instructional activity students divide into groups and research the geographic changes that are occurring and have occurred over...
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Lesson: The U.S. Westward Movement

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Learners research the U.S. Westward movement. In this U.S. history lesson plan, students research the topic, complete a creative writing activity for the lesson plan, and a design activity for the lesson plan.
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Lesson One: The Three Perspectives on Native American Removal

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the impact of the Indian Removal Act.  For this US History lesson, 11th graders analyze primary resources. 
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Pioneer Perspectives-Diverse Opinions on Westward Migration

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the Westward Migration and expansion of the United States from the perspective of a family migrating westward. They analyze pictures, and in small groups write and present a script based on a photograph, expressing the...
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Establishing Borders: The Expansion of the United States 1846-48

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate how the United States acquired land after the Revolutionary War ended. In this establishing borders instructional activity, students use maps to identify territories acquired by the US and the states that later...
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Clausal Expansions

For Students 9th - 11th
In this grammar learning exercise, students creatively add clausal expansions to sixty-two sentences following the two patterns that are shown with the examples.
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8th Grade U.S. History Task Study Packet

For Students 8th
Even a cumulative review can include main ideas, key events, supporting details, and critical thinking. An excellent 8th grade history review is yours for the taking. It includes topics that range from the thirteen colonies to post Civil...
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Which Side Would You Be On?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders describe how the French and Indian War resulted in expansion of United States Territory and analyze information from two or more sources for agreements, contradictions, facts, and opinions.
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Topic 4.4 - Matrices and Determinants

For Students 7th - 9th
In this determinant worksheet, learners find the determinants of each matrix. They use diagonals and the expansion by minors method to help. There are 10 problems on this worksheet.
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Understanding American Government: The Role of American Government

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Why does America have a government and what is its purpose? Kids have these questions answered as they view a slide show describing aspects of US Government and politics. A well-organized resource with clear information regarding the...
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Post-Classical: Regional and Transregional Interactions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
International trade from 600 AD to 1450 AD resulted in the flourishing of post-classical civilizations, the expansion of Islam across many regions, and the transmission of rare materials and innovative ideas — not to mention the spread...
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Sample Test: The US Economy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a 20-question multiple-choice test on the United States economy, covering such topics as CPI, the business cycle, real GDP, and industrialization. 

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