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  • Lesson plan Westward Expansion and Spatial Awareness

    Subject(s): History and Geography, Visual Arts
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion, American Art: Nineteenth-Century United States
    Westward Expansion (exploration, pioneers, geography, Indian resistance, and "Manifest Destiny") is presented through the artist's perception of space. This unit begins with Thomas Jefferson's vision …

  • Lesson plan The Westward Expansion

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion
    This unit focuses on Westward Expansion before the Civil War at a fifth grade level. Students research, discuss, and analyze events stated in the Core Knowledge Sequence. Students brainstorm, use high…

  • Lesson plan Westward Expansion

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion
    …ll come to a better understanding of how the events that took place during the time of Westward Expansion affected the pioneers and Native Americans. They will also study how enhancements in transport…

  • Lesson plan Westward Expansion: A Writer’s Perspective

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion
    …ts, how technology changes lives, and how North America changed during the time of the Westward Expansion. They will make a notebook and write what they learn about: the Erie Canal, the invention of t…

  • Lesson plan Second Grade “Westward Expansion” Assessment

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion

  • Lesson plan Westward Expansion before the Civil War

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion, Civil War
    In the mid-1800’s, the U.S. population grew quickly as did the demand for land. Settlers began moving west for various purposes (land, religious freedom, gold) using different ways of travel (steamb

  • Lesson plan Westward Expansion

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Early Exploration of the American West
    This unit on westward expansion was developed to create an awareness of past events and the significant role historical figures played in the purchase and exploration of the Louisiana Territory. The …

  • Lesson plan Westward Expansion Exploring America

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    This unit provides second grade students with a look at how the west got its start. With a brief review of the Louisiana Purchase, students will begin to see how America expanded and the desire to exp

  • Lesson plan Go West, Young Man

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion, Civil War Reconstruction
    This domain-based unit provides fifth graders with an overview of Westward Expansion after the Civil War and teachers with lessons covering the requirements in the Core Knowledge Sequence. Through rea…

  • Lesson plan Native Americans

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Native Americans: Cultures and Conflicts, Westward Expansion
    …, Plains, California, and Pacific Northwestern Indians. Students will learn how the settlers’ expansion west impacted the Native Americans’ lives and how the U. S. government established several p…

  • Lesson plan SECOND GRADERS CREATE THEIR OWN SOCIAL STUDIES BOOK (PART III -TO THE WEST)

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion
    …ughout the year as they study American History. In this unit students will learn about Westward Expansion, how it was facilitated by growth in transportation and communication, different ways that the…

  • Lesson plan Russia and the Czars

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Russia: Early Growth and Expansion
    This fifth grade unit explores the early growth and expansion of Russia. Students will research four czars: Ivan III and IV, Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great. The research emphasizes Russian c…

  • Lesson plan THE HIDDEN MUSIC OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

    Subject(s): Music, Art and Music
    Content Area(s): Non-Western Music
    … musical scales, forms, and styles. They will also gain an understanding and appreciation of non-western musical practices. Students will use a combination of singing, dancing, improvisation, and comp…

  • Lesson plan THE WILD WILD WEST

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion
    …s a ten class period unit designed to take the student back in time to the days during westward expansion after the Civil War contained in the Fifth Grade Core Knowledge Sequence. The unit provides op…

  • Lesson plan The Faces of Russia

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Russia: Early Growth and Expansion
    This is a unit written for fifth grade on the early growth and expansion of Russia, from the time of Ivan the Great to Catherine the Great. It covers in detail the topics outlined in the world civiliz…

  • Lesson plan Use of Literacy Centers for Literacy Approaches and Integration

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion
    … understanding for children, as you will see through the eyes of a first grade unit on Westward Expansion

  • Lesson plan WESTWARD WE GO

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion
    …it that introduces and exposes the students to the American History topic of the early westward expansion in the United States. Geography is also explored in this unit through the adventures the stude…

  • Lesson plan Westward Ho

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion
    This unit introduces the concepts of the westward expansion, as found in the Core Knowledge Sequence for second grade and accentuates prior knowledge of the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark and the…

  • Lesson plan AFRICA Small Sounds From A Big Country

    Subject(s): Music, Science
    Content Area(s): Elements of Music, Non-Western Music, Sound Waves
    Whisper songs from Burundi, Mbira melodies from Zimbabwe, and Pygmy music from the central rainforest are three exciting and unique musical examples from indigenous Africa. By unlocking the theory beh

  • Lesson plan BEYOND CHOPSTICKS AND RICE

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Decline of European Colonialism, End of the Cold War: Expansion of Democracy and Continuing Challenges
    The content of this Eighth Grade interdisciplinary unit will dispel the stereotypical American images of China. Through reading The Good Earth, exploring China’s geography, and delving into China’

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