"The Early 19th Century," contains 25 lessons that can spread across 5-10 weeks, covering the growth of a nation and the people that left an impression in it! Lessons include: The Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, the War of 1812, America's First 12 Presidents, Statehoods up to 1850, Native Americans, Inventions and Innovators, The Alamo, People of Importance, The Mexican-American War, Mountain Men, Pioneers, The Westward Movement, The Gold Rush, and much more!
Written text is included as well as several choices of activities for each lesson.
Activities include Creative Writing, Recipes from the Era, Factfile Cards, File Folder Game, Notebook Timeline, Penmanship Pages, Notebooking Activities, Authentic Crafts such as Piecing a Quilt and Corn Husk Dolls. Three-dimensional Projects such as a Pioneer Log Cabin, making a Coonskin Cap, 10 Lap BookTM Projects, including pop-ups, layered books, and a final "Chuck Wagon Dinner" to bring the unit to a close!
The CD includes each lesson's text pages, project overview pages, and a wide variety of masters for projects! Photos and drawings help illustrate the directions for completing over 35 activities. Choose the projects that work best for your family! Five "Project Days" are built into the schedule to help allow for extra time to complete outstanding projects.
Also included are teacher helps, resource lists, teacher keys, and a "guide-at-a-glance." This one-page guide will allow the teacher to see the whole schedule of upcoming topics and projects on one page. Tastefully laid out for inclusion in your three-ring binder, this unit study will give both the teacher and students a thorough, exciting adventure into the past!
Suggested grades 3-8.