Heading West

Students study the concept of the westward expansion. In this exploration of the western U.S. lesson, students participate in different activities that explain economic hardships, jobs, and land opportunities. Students describe experiences of pioneers and prospectors and research the Oregon and California Trails. Students record events on a graphic organizer, write a descriptive narrative, and create a bound book.

4th - 5th English Language Arts 36 Views 140 Downloads
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English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Technology
WebQuest
Presentation
Timeline
1843 -> 1859

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