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Why did the Native Indians lost the battle for the Plains?

[42 PowerPoint Slides and 29 page Work Booklet]

The American West Interactive

GCSE History Content

The areas covered are:-

The American West Interactive

Other materials

42 Word documents include:-

American West Work Booklet, American West Timeline

Attitude of white settlers

Attitude to the land

Buffalo population

Contact with Europeans

Different views of Native Indians

End of unit evaluation form the American West

Fort Laramie

Homestead Act proof

Homework task 1 and 2 [Differentiated]

How lawless and violent was the West?

How the railroad changed the plains

Indians and the buffalo

Law breakers in the West

Life as a cowboy

Life on the reservation

Major Reno and Little Big Horn

Manifest Destiny

Mormons and Salt Lake City

Native American Indian Population

Native Indian Warriors

Plains Indians’ Tribes and their organisation

Role of women on homesteads

Sample Answer

The Plains Wars


Why did people head west?

Why did war break out on the Plains?

Why were the Mormons Successful?

Writing Frame

HTML files

Self-Marking Tests 1 and 2

The American West Interactive

Excite and challenge pupils with this interactive Power Point Presentation.  It can be used as a personalised independent learning module which enables pupils to cover GCSE content on the American West using the differentiated work booklet but can also be used as a revision resource or a teaching resource via a data projector or interactive whiteboard. It has been designed to give pupils the opportunity to learn and make progress in a different way.

The material is presented in an attractive and lively manner with text, images, audio, internet links, advanced materials to stretch and challenge, keywords and interactive maps in order to keep pupils challenged and engaged.

Each section has clear pupil-centred learning outcomes stating what they will learn and be able to do. They can monitor their understanding and progress through the embedded interim self-marking tests, homework tasks, end of module test and the extended writing task. There are sample answers and mark schemes.

The American West Interactive

What is included?

42 PowerPoint Slides

29 page Work Booklet

42 supporting Word documents

2 Self-Marking Tests

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