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Westward Expansion

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Westward Expansion
by Eastchester District Website Administrator - Monday, June 17, 2019, 9:18 AM

Working on projectWestward Expansion marked an important time in our country’s history and Greenvale fifth-graders explored the topic on June 5 during their Westward Expansion Day.

Colonial dressThe students reenacted the experiences they learned about in their social studies, science and ELA classes as they participated in different activities.

Some of the students dressed in period costumes as they made pomanders from oranges and spices and turned corn husks into dolls. The children learned about music from the 1800’s and discovered how dances allowed the settlers to leave the fields and spend time with others.

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