The not so big book of westward expansion printables. The acquisition of hawaii and alaska in the mid19th century assured westward expansion would continue into the 20th century. Westward expansion the homestead act was passed in 1862 by congress. Using powerpoint, you will have a page for each letter of the alphabet that highlights a key idea of western expansion along with an illustration. Each page should feature one letter of the alphabet, have a summary explaining the word or eventitemperson for which the letter stands, and a very colorful illustration. The words you need to find are listed to the right of the word search. This is a brief written statement of the purpose for instruction and the connection of the. Another option is to create an abc book where students. Westward expansion through the alphabet with this a to z vocabulary book. See more ideas about westward expansion, 4th grade social studies and social studies. When you correctly select a word from the puzzle, the word will be crossed off the list and a green checkmark will appear next to the word. Throughout the summer, in response to numerous requests, i will be posting book lists that correspond with each unit study on this u read thru history blog. Southern arizona i n this section, you will read about the experiences of groups in a region that is, today, southern arizona. Our goal is a curriculum that you can use the very firs.
During his tenure, americas territory grew by more than onethird and extended across the continent for the first time. Osullivan coined the phrase manifest destiny to describe the movement westward as one in. In 1803, the louisiana purchase doubled the size of the united states and opened a. Teach the westward expansion through the alphabet with this a to z vocabulary book. These lands were divided into townships which was divided into sections and sold to settlers. Westward expansion timeline for kids james polk was the 11th american president who served in office from march 4, 1845 to march 4, 1849. Phoenix sprang up in these new states, established towns and. Every letter of the alphabet must be used unless otherwise stated. Your book will be graded according to the rubric on the next page. Matthew martinez 29 z as a united states us army captain in 18061807, he led the pike expedition to explore and document the southern portion of the louisiana purchase and to find the headwaters of the red river, during which he recorded the discovery of what later was. Aug 27, 2009 i need to find words a to z that relate to westward expansion. Amazon this is a great story through which the native american culture during the westward expansion of the united states is realistically and sympathetically portrayed. I would suggest it to anyone who wants to learn more about westward expansion on an elementary school level.
All words associated with the letters of the alphabets are about westward movement. Although a financial failure, the pony express successfully filled the communication gap before the completion of the telegraph. The native americans were removed from their lands during westward expansion, and were forced onto reserves. Athome learning to continue through the end of the 20192020 school year. Your job is to describe the connection and give important information about the vocabulary word. A perspectives flip book perspectives flip books musolf, nell ann, rohrbough, malcolm j. Lesson 3 westward expansion after the american revolution, the united states gained control of the land that now forms the states of ohio, indiana, michigan, illinois, and wisconsin. If you are looking for creative and simpleyet stimulating. What was the impact on westward expansion on native american tribes.
Groundhogs day az character traits and feelings az. It became the west s most direct means of east west communication before the telegraph and was vital for tying california closely with the union just before the american civil war. Vocabulary essential to an understanding of the cultural clash created by westward expansion of miners, farmers, ranchers, and railroad builders with native americans of the west. No lessons to plan, comprehension questions to write, activities to create, or vocabulary words to define. Westward expansion provides me with wonderful period music. Examining this tension between unity and division help us learn about the history of the country. Our interactive westward expansion unit is a ten lesson program. Westward expansion interactive notebook activities. Aug 01, 2012 the split history of westward expansion in the united states. Also included is a idea page for alternative abc choices and a grading rubric. The westward expansion a to z book by learning with. The westward expansion abc booklet the following project. Following is a list of titles organized by grade level that will be used for the year 3 unit study on the.
There were small tunnels that carried water to the wealthier families in rome. Westward expansion unites and divides the united states. The westward expansion a to z book by learning with lindsey tpt. Slavery affected many aspects of the unity and discord between the northern and southern states, such as in political, economic, and social arguments. Westward expansion after the civil war student readerseven chapters.
Sep 19, 20 a vocabulary list featuring westward expansion. Groundhogs day a z character traits and feelings a z. When it appeared in 1949, the first edition of ray allen billingtons westward expansion set a new standard for scholarship in western american history, and the book s reputation among historians, scholars, and students grew through four subsequent editions. The transcontinental railroad and the admission of western states.
Westward expansion list of ideas circle of ideas graphic organizer directions page for you cover page for az book color and bw az pages color and bw check out this other product on the westward expansion. I find lyrics on the internet and put them in a word document for my students to put in their lyrics notebooks. Using powerpoint, you will have a page for each letter of the alphabet. Westward expansion unites and divides the united states throughout the history of the united states, various forces have worked to unify the country while, at the same time, other forces have worked to divide the country. The great losers in this westward wave were the native american tribes. I add a few cowboy songs and i end up with a great list that my students love. Westward expansion interactive notebook activities splash. I look for music that would have been popular between 18501880. Westward movement students will research various terms, names, and concepts related to westward expansion and will use the information to create an illustrated abc book.
It came in on time and was a great resource to have. Trademarks and trade names are shown in this book strictly for illustrative and. Westward expansion az book by kraus in the schoolhouse tpt. Below are the documents needed to complete your notebook for unit 3 westward expansion this units power points are too large to upload. Westward expansion abc book by kasia paszek on prezi.
Each page will have a letter, colorful illustration, a definition for the word either from the glossary, a cited internet resource, or a dictionary, and the. See more ideas about westward expansion, 4th grade social studies and teaching social studies. In less than a century, westward expansion stretched the united states from a handful of states along the eastern seaboard all the way to the pacific. Westward expansion timeline for kids american historama. Get ready to write your paper on westward expansion 18071912. Story words coaxed, confined, content, discourage, entertain, oblivious, praire, protection, rambling, ruckus, severe, stampede. This abridgment and revision of billington and martin ridges fifth edition, with a new. They were cement arches that were raised above the water. Westward expansion list of ideas circle of ideas graphic organizer directions page for you cover page for a z book color and bw a z pages color and bw check out this other product on the westward expansion. From the thirteen colonies to the mexican cession, your learners will track the territorial acquisitions made by the united states during eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with this printable booklet. Each of the following alphabetical words is connected somehow to the westward expansion. I find lyrics on the internet and put them in a word document for.
The time before the civil war is known for the vast expansion of the united states. Westward expansion although people had begun to move westward almost from the beginnings of european settlement in america, the era of westward expansion began in earnest in the mid19th century. After living on and improving the land for five years, homesteaders paid a. The split history of westward expansion in the united states. The object of the game is to find all the westward expansion terms hidden in the word search grid. The westward movement and childrens literature carol hurst. Westward expansion before the civil war core knowledge. Make history come alive for your students with these resources for teaching the dear america series, covering the colonial period, the revolutionary war, westward expansion, the civil war, the turn of the century, the great depression, and world war ii. When it appeared in 1949, the first edition of ray allen billingtons westward expansion set a new standard for scholarship in western american history, and the books reputation among historians, scholars, and students grew through four subsequent editions.
Continue your study of westward expansion 18071912 with these useful links. Making a 3d statue of liberty modelhandson functional text comprehension. This project covers 4th grade westward expansion sta. Westward expansion 1 general overview this collection of enrichment activities was designed to complement existing curricula and expand ones understanding of what it was like to live during the past. For the indian groups who lived there, the region was the center of the world that they knew. Studies have confirmed that using ones hands helps students retain information. X, young brigham, z after joseph smith was murdered, brigham young took over as head of the mormons he decided that the mormons should move to escape persecution and find religious freedom young guided the mormons to. A to z encyclopedia of westward expansion by kennedy simpson. Blond hair was highly prized in rome, because of the rarity.
Native americans and westward expansion core knowledge. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. In the nineteenth century, the united states expanded its territory westward at a dramatic pace, leading to conflict, national growth, and ongoing cultural exchange. A to z encyclopedia of westward expansion by kennedy. The homestead act provided free land to many people who wanted to move westward.1535 1006 937 763 1235 1523 206 617 1099 613 314 1396 488 333 94 755 1426 1456 1491 788 588 1655 1152 604 1422 681 1348 267 1427 1066 675 559 76 985 1260 967 1029