Lesson Plans
Social Studies 8 3rd Q 03.04 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/15/2004 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
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Monday:
Introduction to Westward Expansion unit

Students will put together their journals and portfolios that they will use for the entire unit.
Tuesday:
Manifest Destiny
Students will understand the concept of Manifest Destiny and where it came from.
Map Activity
Students will complete a map showing the lands that were added to the United States in the mid 1800s.
Wednesday:
Mountain men and fur trappers

Students will learn more about what mountain men and fur trappers did and who they were.
Thursday:
Settlers and hardships

Students will learn what type of people moved west, why they moved west, and what hardships they faced.
Friday:
Settlers and hardships, continued.

Students will learn what type of people moved west, why they moved west, and what hardships they faced.