Westward Expansion Online Activities

 

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Westward Expansion

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Westward Expansion Interactive Scavenger Hunt

This activity allows students to explore the MrNussbaum.com Westward Expansion section by directing them to specific pages where they can find answers to the ten Westward Expansion-themed questions. Program gives immediate feedback.

   

Oregon Trail Interactive Scavenger Hunt

This activity allows students to explore the MrNussbaum.com Oregon Trail section by directing them to specific pages where they can find answers to the ten Oregon Trail-themed questions. Program gives immediate feedback.

   

Louisiana Purchase State Identification Activity

This activity requires students to identify the current states acquired as part of the Louisiana Purchase.

   

Lewis and Clark Reading Comprehension Online

These are reading comprehension passages designed for students in grades 5 and up. Students read the passage and then answer the multiple choice or fill-in-the-blanks questions. System gives immediate feedback. There are five exercise options for Lewis and Clark. See below:

General – 10 questions
Focus on: Main Idea – 4 questions
Focus on: Details – 5 questions
Focus on: Sequencing – 4 questions
Focus on: Vocabulary – 5 questions
 

 

Lewis and Clark Cloze Reading

In this exercise, students must fill in the blanks with the correct words from the word bank online. Immediate feedback is given.

   

Lewis and Clark Word Search

How many Lewis and Clark-themed words can you find in five minutes? Words can be forward, backwards, vertical, or diagonal. Can you find them all? Very challenging

 

Lewis and Clark Jigsaw

Can you piece together the Lewis and Clark stamp? If so, how quickly can you complete it? Customize the puzzle by choosing the number of pieces or even the shapes of the pieces.