Expansion and the End
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Learners study how Alexander the Great spread Greek culture. After the discussion, hypothesis are created on why civilization ended and find out the real reasons behind the fall. The students are to use their book as a reference.
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Westward Expansion and the Frontier
Young scholars explore U.S. history by researching a historic map. In this westward expansion lesson, students discuss the mystery of the western U.S. in the early 1800's and the impact expansion had on Native Americans and agriculture....
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
The United States’ Expansion West: Hostile Takeover or Manifest Destiny?
Young scholars interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Westward Expansion instructional activity, students examine the impact of Manifest Destiny on Native Americans....
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Westward Expansion Vocabulary
Here is a nice set of worksheets that your kids can use while studying the fascinating period of Westward Expansion in the United States. Types of worksheets include a vocabulary quiz, acrostic poem handout, reading comprehension, word...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Westward Expansion Packet
What major trails were used for westward migration of the American people during the nineteenth century? With these worksheets, your young historians will use and analyze maps to discover more about the travels of Jedidiah Smith, and to...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
"The Colony of Virginia as Far as the Mississippi"
Students identify the resources and other possible reasons why specific locations were chosen during expansion to the West. In this Geography and U.S. History lesson, students create a map that depicts the route of Westward expansion.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
In the Footprints of Lewis and Clark: 19th Century Artists -- Depictions of Native Americans
Eighth graders read excerpts of "Undaunted Courage" by Stephen Ambrose. As a class, they view slides of artwork from the time period of westward expansion and Native Americans, write their reactions and share them with the class. To...
8th Visual & Performing Arts
Establishing Borders: The Expansion of the United States 1846-48
Students investigate how the United States acquired land after the Revolutionary War ended. In this establishing borders lesson, students use maps to identify territories acquired by the US and the states that later developed. Students...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History