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Westward Expansion : Mapping

Fifth graders travel along exploring the expeditions of John F. Fremont. In this Westward expansion lesson, 5th graders gain understanding of the events that shaped the west through the use of maps. Students use mapping skills to describe changes in Nevada. Students practice note-taking skills by participating in a round robin activity. Students gather their notes and make an oral presentation.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet