Student Work:
Slideshow Icon Slideshow

Subject/Sub-Subject: Social Studies/U.S. History

Title: Zoom-In: Westward Expansion


A Zoom-In PowerPoint Presentation guides student exploration of an image and helps students practice critical thinking skills using background knowledge of Westward Expansion. Participants reflect on how the image relates to an Understanding Goal that is central to the discipline.

Understanding Goal

Technology leads to change.

Investigative Question

What might this image tell us about America in the 1800s?