Interactive Notebook: Westward Expansion
Encourage students to create their own learning portfolios with the Mark Twain Interactive Notebook: Westward Expansion for grades 5–8. This 64-page interactive notebook includes 19 lessons that cover three units of study: The Louisiana Territory, Moving West, and California Gold Rush. Students are encouraged to be creative, use color, and work with interactive content to gain a greater understanding of the topics covered. This workbook helps students record, store, and organize essential information and serve as resources for review and test prep.
The Interactive Notebook series for grades 5 through 8 is designed to allow students to become active participants in their own learning by creating interactive notebooks. Each book provides an easy-to-follow plan for setting up, creating, and maintaining interactive notebooks for the social studies classroom.
Students create their own interactive notebook as they learn about different time periods of history. Each three-page lesson has instructions on how to complete the notebook pages, key details to read about the subject, and a hands-on project with cut-outs and other activities. The notebook is a great resource for reviewing and organizing information and reinforcing concepts. Includes a grading rubric and timeline. Pages are perforated and reproducible for classroom use.