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5th Grade social studies- In Thomas Jefferson's own words, Westward Expansion was the key to our nations health.

5th Grade social studies- In Thomas Jefferson's own words, Westward Expansion was the key to our nations health.

Free Westward Expansion Printables and Unit Study Resources: Lewis & Clark, Mocassins, Nature Study

Free Westward Expansion Printables and Unit Study Resources: Lewis & Clark, Mocassins, Nature Study

These FREE westward expansion worksheets are a great addition to your history studies!

Westward Expansion Organizers : 11x17 BIG Placemat Organizers

Westward Expansion Organizers: BIG-MATS are Fun in a BIG Way! {11x17}

Western a Expansion Timeline Jumble Worksheet: This would be a quick review activity for students after learning the overall base of Westward Expansion. Students have to put the events in order by which they occurred.

Western a Expansion Timeline Jumble Worksheet: This would be a quick review activity for students after learning the overall base of Westward Expansion. Students have to put the events in order by which they occurred.

10 Westward Expansion Hands-on History Activities @ Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus

10 Westward Expansion Hands-on Homeschool History Activities

Moving West Wagon - Great Culminating Activity for Westward Expansion Units

Westward Expansion Wagon Project for Oregon Trail Unit

This is a useful timeline about Westward Expansion. I would use this as a outline/key to learning about Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny. It is from 1790 - 1850 which is the time period in which Manifest destiny idea came about.

This is a useful timeline about Westward Expansion. I would use this as a outline/key to learning about Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny. It is from 1790 - 1850 which is the time period in which Manifest destiny idea came about.

I show my students this clip from "Far and Away" when discussing Westward Expansion. They love it and it provides some great discussion!

I show my students this clip from "Far and Away" when discussing Westward Expansion. They love it and it provides some great discussion!

The Early Finisher Choice Board is hole-punched and placed in student's Early Finisher folder where they can complete assignments if they have free time during class or finish another assignment early. This board focuses on a unit on Westward Expansion and includes nine activities that meet multiple interest and learning modalities.

The Early Finisher Choice Board is hole-punched and placed in student's Early Finisher folder where they can complete assignments if they have free time during class or finish another assignment early. This board focuses on a unit on Westward Expansion and includes nine activities that meet multiple interest and learning modalities.

Let's Go West! I created this interactive bulletin board to aid in teaching students about the Westward Expansion. It covers the hardships people faced, the history of journey, the different animals and food, and much more!

Let's Go West! I created this interactive bulletin board to aid in teaching students about the Westward Expansion. It covers the hardships people faced, the history of journey, the different animals and food, and much more!