Study the westward expansion that happened in the United States during the 1800s with this free printable flip book worksheet activity.
This free printable flip book activity is great for elementary students studying the westward expansion that happened in the United States during the 1800s.
This flip book activity covers six major events that took place during the westward expansion. Learn about when the westward expansion took place; talk about Lewis and Clarke, The Oregon Trail, California Gold Rush, Pony Express, and Transcontinental Railroad.
These free worksheets have information to read and include extra pages for note booking. Have your students practice their reading comprehension skills by taking notes after learning about all the different major events.
The westward expansion happened because during the 1700s American colonies were growing rapidly. New immigrants coming needed more land to live and farm on. People were moving north west in what would be today’s Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois.
Download and print this free westward expansion flip book activity. Have your student write their name on the front page. You can turn all the pages into a flip book to keep with the rest of your school records.
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