This is a perfect lesson for your 5th grade Social Studies class on the Louisiana Purchase! Your students will read, take notes, and play games as they learn about the growth and expansion of the United States with the Louisiana Purchase. In this resource, your students will start the lesson with an Anticipation Guide on the Louisiana Purchase. They will then read a 2-page handout and make their own notes with Doodle Notes™. After they finish, you can play a Question and Answer match-up game and conclude the lesson with a “Somebody Wanted…” summary. This resource also includes Google Slides™.
Directions for the activity,
An anticipation guide on the Louisiana Purchase,
2-pages of informational text on the Louisiana Purchase,
Doodle Notes™ for your students to complete,
A Q&A Match-Up game,
A template for a “Somebody Wanted…” summary,
Google Slides™, and
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5th Grade Social Studies TEKS
(4) History. The student understands political, economic, and social changes that occurred in the United States during the 19th century. The student is expected to:
(C) identify significant events and concepts associated with U.S. territorial expansion, including the Louisiana Purchase, the expedition of Lewis and Clark, and Manifest Destiny;
(21) Culture. The student understands the contributions of people of various racial, ethnic, and religious groups to the United States culture. The student is expected to:
(B) summarize the contributions of people of various racial, ethnic, and religious groups to our national identity.
(23) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including technology. The student is expected to:
(A) differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as technology; interviews; biographies; oral, print, and visual material; documents; and artifacts to acquire information about the United States;
(B) analyze information by applying absolute and relative chronology through sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;
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