Year 3: New Government & Westward Expansion Unit Study
Westward Expansion Lesson Plans
Click on a Lesson Plan topic below and you will be automatically forwarded to that lesson plan on this site. Each literature-based lesson plan consists of:
1.) Recommended books per subject separated into grade categories for students in grades K – 8.
2.) Discussion questions to review with your students.
3.) Recommended activities separated into grade categories for students in grades K – 8.
- Book List: Westward Expansion
- Week 1: The Constitution
- Week 2: The Bill of Rights
- Week 3: Daniel Boone
- Week 4: Eli Whitney
- Week 5: Thomas Jefferson
- Week 6: Lewis & Clark
- Week 7: Sacagawea
- Week 8: James Madison
- Week 9: War of 1812
- Week 10: Star Spangled Banner
- Week 11: The Erie Canal
- Week 12: The Trail of Tears
- Week 13: The Amistad
- Week 14: Sojourner Truth
- Week 15: Native American History Early 1800’s (Tecumseh’s Rebellion)
- Week 16: The Wagon Train
- Week 17: Westward Expansion History Test
If you have any questions about these History Lesson Plans, or for the ones prepared for the Fall, please feel free to email me. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org.