Primary Source Set for Teachers - Westward Expansion: Encounters at a Cultural Crossroads -- The expansion of the U.S. westward and the encounters that resulted are documented in photographs, sheet music, maps, letters, oral history, and more. Library of Congress Educational Outreach.
Primary Sources for the Interactive Whiteboard: Colonial America, Westward Movement, Civil War | This resource motivates students to interact with and analyze primary sources on screen, building their historical understanding and bringing history to life. Includes ready-to-go Promethean ActivInspire files!
EASY: Integrate Social Studies with ELA! 15 nonfiction leveled texts total (5 texts on three levels – below grade level, on grade level, and above grade level) related to Westward Expansion. Each passage includes Common Core comprehension printables. Included Westward Expansion Texts: *Homestead Act *A primary source of a pioneer seeking further information on the Homestead Act *Transcontinental railroad *San Francisco and the Chinese workers *African American pioneer cowboy
Get all 13 volumes of Primary Sources and Songs to enhance your Westward Movement Unit at a money-saving price. Bundle Pack includes lesson plans, activities, printables and recordings of Primary Source narratives and 31 Primary Source songs. Units covered:Across the AppalachiansSettling the RiversThe Louisiana PurchaseThe Trail of TearsTexas and the Mexican WarThe Oregon TrailThe California Gold RushSettling on the PlainsLogging and LumberjacksBuilding the RailroadsNative AmericansCattle…