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Grade Level

Gr. 7

Document Type

Lesson Plans

Keywords

Geography--Study and teaching (Middle school);

Abstract

Students will understand how settlers from the East modify the environment to meet their needs as they settled the West. Students will understand the humans adapt in response to their environment as the settled the West. Students will be able to identify characteristics that distinguish historic time periods. Students will have an introductory understanding of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Oregon Trail, the Gold Rush, and the Homestead Act of 1862.

Department

Department of Geography

Department

Geographic Alliance of Iowa

Original Date

2012

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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Geography Commons

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