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unit 11
14 Instructional days (14 hours)

Frontier Explorers


In this domain, students will learn about the American frontier and the explorers that played an important role in the westward expansion of the United States. Students will be introduced to key people and events that played a role in the early westward expansion of the United States.


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From of the New York State Education Department. Grade 1 ELA Domain 11: Frontier Explorers. Available from; accessed 2015-05-29.
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