Lesson Plans
Social Studies 8 4th Q 05.06 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/27/2006 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
Notes and discussion on the War with Mexico section 3 chapter 13 reading

The Untied States ecpanded its territory westward to stretch from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast.

New jrl activity for the Oregon Trail
In class activity on the War with Mexico
Students are to read the California Gold Rush Section 4 of chapter 13

film in class on the Morman Trail
Gold was found in California and thousands rushed to that territory. California quickly became a state. Students should understand the terms: forty-niner, Californio and the people John Sutter and James Marshall

finish the notes and discussion from Thursday on the California gold rush