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Trail of Tears
Learners complete activities to learn about The Trail of Tears and Native Americans. In this Native Americans lesson, students play a matching game about Native American information and complete prediction related activities.
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Build a content-specific vocabulary or introduce new concepts prior to teaching a lesson on Westward Expansion. Each slide provides a term, concept, or person along with a simplistic definition. John Quincy Adams, the Trail of Tears, the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
North Carolina Cherokee Indians: The Trail of Tears
Students discuss and research the Trail of Tears. In this Native American history unit, students read stories about and research information about the Cherokee Indians and the Trail of Tears. Students work in literature circles and...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
The Relocation of the Cherokee in North Carolina
Considering a study of the Trail of Tears? Check out this resource before you begin. Class members use maps to chart the movement of the Cherokee from the 18th through the 19th centuries. They consult primary and secondary sources to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Yours and My Trail of Tears
Students investigate the Trail of Tears. In this United States history lesson, students identify the reason for removing the Cherokee Nation and role play a modern day situation similar to the Indian Removal Act. Students reflect their...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History