Included in this pack is a bundle of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The American West', covering essential topics pupils will need to know to understand the foundation of settlement in the west.
-Migration (Oregon Trail, Donner Party, Mormons, Gold Rush)
- Push / Pull Factors
- Impact of the Railroad
- Early Settlements / Lawlessness / Mining Towns
- Homestead Act
All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2.
All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions.
All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included Success criteria's /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper 2 Section 1.
A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic.
You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of these lessons.