9 word problems - Mathematical problem-solving integrated with interesting background history about American Westward Expansion. Problems are based on fact. Emphasis is on using numerous problem solving strategies suggested by the National Council of the Teachers of Mathematics. Problems are Common Core aligned. Activities may be used as opening/closing activities for a history unit, as enrichment, or as extra credit.
Subject Area Math, American History, Social Studies, History
Grade Level 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Middle School, High School
Number of Pages 17
Topic / Skill critical thinking, math practice, math operations, enrichment, individual, partner, small group, informational text
Type Math Problem Solving
Standard MP.1., MP.2., MP.4., MP.5., MP.6., MP.7., Math.Content.6.NS., Math.Content.7.EE., Math.Content.7.NS., Math.Content.7.RP., Math.Content.8.EE., Math.Content.8.G.
Author Max Fischer
From Equations of the Past

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