Grade 2: Listening & Learning Domain 7 Image Cards "Westward Expansion"

These Tell It Again! Read-Aloud Image Cards for Westward Expansion contain of a set of 18 images on cards, used for extension activities in Listening & Learning strand lessons. By the end of the domain, students will be able to:

1. Look at each picture and think about and discuss what it happening and what part of a particular read-aloud it depicts;
2. Create a timeline to review important aspects of the history of westward expansion in the United States;
3. Use a Think Pair Share method to ask and answer questions about a particular image; and
4. Discuss positive and negative changes caused by particular inventions and events during the time of westward expansion. 

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