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Westward Ho!

Geography, history and hands-on fun with this mix touching on westward migrations, from Lewis & Clark to the California Gold Rush.
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Oregon Trail Word Search

With this historical word search, your child will learn some key terms about the Oregon Trail, including a few of the different routes taken.

Western States

Where in the West is Wyoming? This U.S. map is missing the names of all of the western states, and your child will need to fill in their names.

Oregon Trail Map: The Wagon Train of 1843

Let's learn about the Oregon Trail and the "Wagon Train of 1843" with this map of one of the main routes west!

Color the Covered Wagon

This is the same kind of wagon that got many of our pioneer relatives across the country during the U.S.'s westward expansion.

Historical Heroes: Lewis and Clark

If your child thinks camping in an RV is "roughing it", just wait until he hears what Lewis and Clark went through!

Trace Your Ancestors

Help your second grader trace her ancestors' routes on a globe and discover your family's history in this fun hands-on social studies activity!

U. S. Geography: Way Out West!

Looking for a worksheet to help your child with history and geography? This printable will help him learn the Western states.

U.S. Expansion: Color by History

Bump up your 5th grader's U.S.expansion knowledge with this social studies worksheet that asks her to color code the states according to history.

The Gold Rush Worksheet

Gold rush worksheets can be a fun way to approach history. This board game about the California Gold Rush is a thrilling race across the Wild West!

How to Pan for Gold

Looking for a fun summer adventure? Learn what it was like to be a prospector during the California Gold Rush by panning for gold in a local creek.

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