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Grade 6 – Westward Movement

The week of April 27 to May 1, 2015. Monday – Lewis and Clark Weblinks to practice: US States:

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/us-puzzle.html US Features:

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/us-features-puzzle.html 50 States:

http://www.addictinggames.com/puzzle-games/50states.jsp

Westward Expansion:  http://www.eduplace.com/kids/socsci/books/applications/imaps/maps/g5s_u5/

Westward Expansion Map and Questions:  http://www.ballard-tighe.com/eaweb/interactiveonline/activities/ea5_3.swf

Objectives Students will:

 remember and understand the purpose of the Louisiana Purchase and recognize the long-term impact on the United States.

 identify accomplishments of the Lewis and Clark expedition.

 identify discoveries that were made during the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Tuesday – Computer Lab, see weblinks above (6A, period 3) 6A  in classroom

Draw a red line around the area that was inclded in the Louisiana Purchase. Highlight and label the Mississppi, Ohio, Missouri, Snake, and Colombia rivers in blue. Highlight and label the Rocky and Cascade mountains in yellow. Put a star and label Washington, D.C. Mark the starting point of the expedition and label it St. Louis. Mark the spots were they spent the winters, Fort Mandan and Fort Clatsap, and label them. In what is now the state of South Dakota, write write “SIOUX” Write Shoshone in southern Idaho. Links: http://mrnussbaum.com/lewis-clark/interactive/ http://www.nationalgeographic.com/lewisandclark/ Review: American Revolution, Constitution, Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark Expedition, physical features and political geography. Answer the Study questions below: What happened on July 4, 1776? The US Constitution explains the parts or braches of government, what are they? What did Thomas Jefferson buy in 1803? Who were Lewis and Clark? Know and be able to indentify the physical features:  http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/us-features-puzzle.html Know and be able to write all the states east of the Mississippi River:  http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/us-puzzle.html

Wednesday – Review: American Revolution, Constitution, Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark Expedition, physical features and political geography. Early Dismissal 11:45 a.m. (A.M. Schedule)

Thursday – Test, American Revolution, Constitution, Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark Expedition, physical features and political geography.

Friday – May Day, Honduran Workers Holiday. No school.