K-2 American History III: Life in the 1800s

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Target Ages: 5-8
Number of Pages: 109
Time to Complete: 40 Hours (Est)
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K-2 Core Curriculum - American History: Volume 3: Life in the 1800s

This is Volume III of the three part K-2 Core Curriculum American History series.

In this fun and interactive unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will explore the history of the United States in the 1800s after the War of 1812. With over 47 activities and 33 hands-on projects, your children will be fascinated from beginning to end. Each chapter includes a variety of activities, including videos, hands-on projects, map work, interactive websites, readings, worksheets, charts, games, and much more to make learning history fun and relevant!

This unit study is part of our history core curriculum series for grades K-2. The time needed to complete this unit study will vary for each child, but you should expect to spend approximately 40 hours.
Take a peek inside:
  • Westward expansion
  • Manifest destiny
  • Erie Canal
  • Railroads and steam engines
  • Effects of westward expansion on Native Americans
  • Indian Removal Act of 1830
  • Trail of Tears
  • The Oregon Trail
  • California Gold Rush
  • Pony Express
  • Causes of the U.S. Civil War
  • History of slavery in the U.S.
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Harriet Tubman
  • The Underground Railroad
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Fort Sumter
  • The blue and gray
  • Major battles of the Civil War
  • The Emancipation Proclamation
  • The Gettysburg Address
  • Massachusetts 54th
  • Clara Barton
  • Music of the Civil War
  • Reconstruction
  • Sod houses
  • Pioneer life
  • Buffalo soldiers
  • and much more!
All activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. But this unit study is not just a collection of web sites to read! It is much more than that! The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more. At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That's why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!

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