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.

5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 26 Downloads
Resource Details

Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Duration
2 days
Timeline
1850 -> 1880

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