Pioneer Spirit: The Westward Expansion

Elementary school history and social studies standards are met with this at-level American history series. Focusing on the nineteenth-century period of Westward Expansion, students will learn about the people and the technology that made this rapid growth possible, as well as the major events and places associated with the era. They will also gain an understanding of the effect westward expansion had on immigration, transportation, and the economy. The human side is also examined, such as the realities of pioneer life, the growth of communities, and the impact of the westward expansion on Native Americans. Give students a safe place to explore and create! This robust interactive eBook set combines informational text on the animals of Asia with rich media hotspots containing videos, photos, maps, and charts. Struggling readers can make the text more accessible by choosing actor-read audio narration and text highlighting. Optional digital content creation tools guide students in:
• Creating a blog
• Composing a digital storyboard
• Building a wiki page These professional-looking student projects can be printed, emailed, or posted. Student learn to:
• Create digital content
• Use copyright-friendly media
• Cite their sources
• Comment on each others' work Simple lesson plans for each lesson include:
• Common Core Standards supported by the activity
• Small and large group instructions
• Parent Activities
• Links to free web 2.0 tools

Interactive eBook set List: $199.50 / S&L: $149.70

Reading Level: 2-3

Interest Level: 3-6

Product type : Interactive eBook set
ISBN : 978-1-4777-1789-9
Copyright : 2014
Language : English
Category : Social Studies, American History
Pages : 24
Trim : 8" x 8"
Subject : Social Studies, American History
BISAC : JNF025000, JNF025170
Glossary • Index • Web Sites
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