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Westward Expansion Thematic Unit
information, resources, and pictures on how to teach a thematic unit on Manifest Destiny for 8th Grade Social Studies
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An article on the benefits of parent teacher communication, and different ways and strategies to communicate with parents: m.readingrockets....
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A site with lots of helpful videos depicting different classroom management techniques.
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12 flash cards to study important aspects of the Texas revolution
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A list of important people of the Texas revolution with a brief explanation of why each made the list.
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Sounds interesting. Might have to try out this Sauerkraut recipe!
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A song about the Texas revolution. There's no music to go with it, so it might be fun to work with students and figure out what tune this song could be sung to. I couldn't pin this link since there are no images to pin: masterdonalson.bl...
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Click Here: As we move toward the anniversary of the Siege of the Alamo, I am reminded of those Texians who screamed, "Come and take it!" across the river, the taste of freedom strong in their mouths in Texas History http://www.texansunited.com/blog/come-and-take-it-taunted-the-texans/
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Texas flag from the past
"Come and take it!" taunted the Texians as they faced the Mexican army! http://www.texansunited.com/blog/come-and-take-it-taunted-the-texans/
This was a really cool video that gives useful information as to what led up to westward expansion that would work as an intro video
Comic - America's New Government and Westward Expansion.
This is a great activity you can play with the students. After they learn about what the travelers west had to deal with moving west they can make their own game similar to the idea of "Oregon Trails"
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westward expansion game boards~ writing game questions that go with the social studies text
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This show the most famous of trails that those moving west took, this would be very useful for the students to see so that they will have an idea of the types of features they had to go through to get west.
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This show the most famous of trails that those moving west took, this would be very useful for the students to see so that they will have an idea of the types of features they had to go through to get west. #Idaho | Visitidaho.org
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Westward expansion map depicting Lewis & Clark's exploration route, various pioneer trials + Use with Focus Activity
This was a really cool animated gif that shows the expansion west and how the United States formed to how it is today.
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A nation of English, Irish, German, Italian, SPANISH, MEXICAN, NATIVE AMERICAN, Asians, African Americans, Christians, Jews, Atheists, etc… Multi-racial, Multi-cultural, Multi-ethnic, Multi-linguistic… The GREATEST nation on earth and the final beast (world power) of Bible Prophecy! Watch the United States grow before your eyes http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/03/03/watch-the-united-states-grow-before-your-eyes/
This Is Roughly 200 Years Of American History In One Mesmerizing GIF. Love this - hopefully social studies teachers everywhere are going to show their students this!
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yPov2.gif (1000×677) Watch the United States Grow This animated gif created by redditor Anthony Vincent, lets you watch the expansion of the USA from 1789 to 1959. States, territories becoming states, treaty effects...Don't blink - this is VERY fast. assign groups of student to watch different sections of North America?. Going in Maps and in Social Studies > History.
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States and Territories of The United States of America || March 4, 1789 to August 7, 1789 || click and click again to enlarge || On March 4 1789, the Constitution was ratified, though not all of the states had joined the union by then; to simplify this map, they are shown anyway. On August 7 1789, the Territory North West of the Ohio River (Northwest Territory) was organized.
The United States transformation throughout the years. This interactive map would be beneficial in teaching a unit on the history of the United States. Students can watch the country expand and see exact dates of the progression.
This is the famous painting that expressed the idea of manifest destiny. It also links to wikipedia description which the teacher should review beforehand to make sure that they too believe what is it saying before showing their students.
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American Progress, by John Gast, 1872 - oil on canvas. Location: Museum of the American West, Autry National Center, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California.
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Native Americans flee from the allegorical representation of Manifest Destiny, Columbia, painted in 1872 by John Gast
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American Progress - c. 1872 - by John Gast - allegorical representation of the modernizing of The West - Columbia leads "civilization" westward. This image has become a strong symbol of the idea of Manifest Destiny, an idea that emerged especially strongly in the 1840s, an era this painting seems to be commemorating...
This takes the students to a website that is filled with loads of information that is great for kids. Allowing the kids to view this website allows them view more information about the topics covered in class.
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Manifest Destiny - FREE American History Lesson Plans & Games for Kids
Google Image of nighttime population distribution. discussion prompt about the differences in East and Western US and how it influences distributions
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Graphic representation of where people live in the USA. Each bright dot represents 7500 people
Night Sky Over United States 2000 Census - http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/maps/img/2k_night.jpg
classic census map
Timeline of Events - Texas Revolution Provides a good outline of major events in the Texas revolution with brief descriptions of the events.
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The Flags of the Texas Revolution - Short summary of how/why there were so many Texas flags during the revolution as well as a brief description for each pictured
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A Texas Scrapbook: Republic of /Texas flags
Flags of the Texas Revolution The flags used during the Texas Revolution represented the diverse beliefs of the settlers of the period. In a few designs, the flag signified the desire for reconciliation with Mexico and a return to government based on the Mexican Constitution of 1824. Most of the flags, however, represented the Texan's desire for total independence from Mexico, and their willingness to fight and die for that cause. Read more...
Interest: The Texas Revolution: 1833: The Mexican Government rejects the Texas Constitution. Texans were unhappy with Mexican rule, therefore they created a list of changes they want from the Mexican government. This was denied by the Mexican Government
Western Expansion - FREE American History Lesson Plans & Games for Kids - This would be a great resource for a teacher during a Westward Expansion unit. It has something for students and teachers over several Westward Expansion topics.