Tie your Westward Expansion unit together in a Lap Book! Lap Books engage students and help them organize information from an era or unit. This resource provides both a graphic organizer and content readings for your entire unit.
In this resource you will receive:
–detailed directions for creating a lap book
-two versions of the lap book template – one with flaps and a “less mess” version
-9 content pages on the following topics: Manifest Destiny, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark Expedition, Florida Cession, Texas Annexation, Mexican War and Cession including Gadsden Purchase, Oregon Treaty, Trails West, and the California Gold Rush.
–6 Primary Source Analysis pages on the following topics: Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark Expedition, Florida Cession, Texas Annexation, The Mexican War, and the California Gold Rush
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❤️Would you like to see a video on how to make the Westward Expansion Lap Book?
The video will guide your students step by step through the construction of the Reconstruction Lap Book. This video has multiple uses:
-use it to help you create a Westward Expansion Lap Book for your teacher model
-play it to your entire class for directions as you walk around and assist students
-assign it as homework and have your students watch how to create a lap book at home (email me for directions).