Westward Expansion Task Cards
Westward Expansion Task Cards are a great resource for reviewing concepts about westward expansion. This resource includes 28 task cards, 2 student response sheets, and an answer key. Questions are open-ended, multiple-choice, and fill in the blank. Makes a great social studies center, SCOOT activity, or review game!
What will students review with these task cards?
Topics covered throughout these Westward Expansion Task Cards:
- The Louisiana Purchase
- The Lewis and Clark Expedition
- The Introduction of New States (Florida, California, Texas, etc.)
- The Oregon Trail
- The California Gold Rush
What standards are covered?
This resource closely matches most U.S. History standards related to westward expansion, although it is specifically aligned with Virginia U.S. History SOL USI.8.
Is a digital version included?
This Westward Expansion Task Cards resource includes BOTH a digital version and a PDF version. The digital version can be accessed through Google Forms and allows students to easily self-check their work. You can also use the Google Forms task cards to track student progress.
When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Forms. You’ll then share that file with your students.
What are other buyers saying about this resource?
- “These were great! My students enjoyed the activity.” (Courtney T.)
- “Great way to review before a test!!” (Mandy S.)
- “Love this resource! Thank you!” (Katherine M.)
- “Great review activity.” (Donna F.)
Want to save money?
These Westward Expansion Task Cards are included my U.S. History Task Cards Bundle for a discounted price!
Other U.S. history resources you may be interested in:
- Westward Expansion Unit
- Westward Expansion Escape Room
- Oregon Trail Board Game
- U.S. History Curriculum Part 1
I recommend printing these task cards in color and laminating so that they can easily be reused from year to year, although this is not necessary. These task cards also print and are easy to read in grayscale.
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