Western Expansion or Eastern Invasion?

Fifth graders read from their textbook a story about the pioneer settlement of the Western Frontier. They review the pioneer standpoint, but also discuss how the Homestead Act of 1862 affected Native Americans. They write another story for their textbook, this time from the viewpoint of the Native Americans.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print