Westward Expansion Interactive Notebook 4th-5th Grade


Subject: Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grade Levels: 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Resource Type: Printables, Interactive Notebooks, Scaffolded Notes
File Type: PDF
File Size: 12 MB
Number of Pages: 90
Answer Key: Yes
Teaching Duration: 3 Weeks


Westward Expansion Interactive Notebook Unit

This unit on Westward movement in the United States. This resource covers many topics in U.S. history, including the Louisiana Purchase, the Industrial Revolution, and pioneers. Included in this unit are maps, graphic organizers and other interactivities. The interactivities are created to support students’ reading skills. The guiding questions and topics provided help students to determine which facts are main ideas. There are 45+ pages of activities, plus a complete answer key.

Topics covered in this product include:

– Integrating Information
– Primary Sources: Newspapers
– Northwest Ordinance
– Cumberland Gap
– Louisiana Purchase
– Corps of Discovery
– Sacagawea
– Zebulon Pike
– Vocabulary: pioneer expedition, interpreter
– Embargo Act
– War of 1812
– Adams-Onis Treaty
– Monroe Doctrine
– Vocabulary: neutral, impressment
– Industrial Revolution
– Eli Whitney
– Textile Mills
– Agricultural Revolution
– Erie Canal
– Growth of Cities
– New Inventions Puzzles: Pony Express, Railroad, Telegraph, Canals, National Road, and Fulton’s Steamboat
– Vocabulary: application, stagecoach, immigrant
– Missouri Compromise
– Age of Jackson
– Indian Removal Act
– Trail of Tears
– The Seminoles
– Vocabulary: slave state, free state, Union
– Mountain Men
– Westward Expansion
– Oregon Trail
– Pioneer Life
– War with Mexico
– Gadsen Purchase
– Trails West
– Gold Rush
– John C. Fremont
– Vocabulary: manifest destiny, wagon train, overland wagon, forty-niners
– Vocabulary Flashcards
– 2 Chapter Tests

Please see the preview for even more information and pictures of this product.

If you need the other chapters for United States history for 4th-5th grade social studies, please see:

– United States Geography Interactive Notebook 4th- 5th Grade .
– Native Americans Interactive Notebook 4th – 5th Grade
– Explorers & Exploration Interactive Notebook
– Colonial America Interactive Notebook 5th Grade Coordinates w McGrawHill
– American Revolution Interactive Notebook
– US Government Civics Interactive Notebook 5th Grade
– Westward Movement Interactive Notebook 5th Grade
– United States History Social Studies Interactive Notebook BUNDLE

If you are interested in having a full year of social studies INBs, please see my bundle. These units cover the Florida standards for 5th grade social studies, which is basically U.S. Geography and U.S. History through Westward Expansion.

The bundle is a savings of 20% off the individual purchase price for the 7 units.

– United States History Interactive Notebook Social Studies Bundle


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