American West Primary Source Reader
Why did people move west in the 1800s?
Primary sources offer a glimpse into what life was like in the American West! Students analyze primary sources with informational text to explore the gold and silver rushes, the Homestead Act, and westward routes including the Oregon Trail, the Santa Fe Trail, the Mormon Trail, and the California Trail.
- Features images and documents with explanatory captions and vocabulary
- Builds content knowledge across geography, history, and other Social Studies strands
- Leveled content is accessible to every type of learner
- Aligned to C3 Framework
©2017. Middle school. 7 x 9 inches. Softcover, 32 pages.