Learners examine primary sources regarding Western migration. In this Manifest Destiny lesson, students determine why the pioneers moved west and what the trip was like as they examine sources and write journals based on their findings.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
America’s Indian Removal Policies: Tales and Trails of Betrayal
Examine the perspectives, cultural clashes, and historical implications of Indian removal policies in the United States during the 1930s. Your young historians will closely examine primary sources and engage in insightful discussions on...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Westward Ho During Reading Strategy
After reading about an account of one gold miner's westward migration your students will reflect in a journal entry about a primary source. In this reading strategies lesson plan, 6th graders share their opinions with the class and make...
6th Social Studies & History
Pioneering Children on the Move
Students inquire about life for pioneer children. In this pioneer period lesson, students analyze photographs of children, make information foldables, and create a covered wagon that was typical of the ones of the past. Students will...
4th - 6th English Language Arts