Encourage students to create their own learning portfolios with the Mark Twain Interactive Notebook: Westward Expansion for grades 5-8. This 64-page interactive notebook includes 19 lessons that cover three units of study: The Louisiana Territory, Moving West, and California Gold Rush. Students are encouraged to be creative, use color, and work with interactive content to gain a greater understanding of the topics covered. This workbook helps students record, store, and organize essential information and serve as resources for review and test prep.The Interactive Notebook series for grades 5 through 8 is designed to allow students to become active participants in their own learning by creating interactive notebooks. Each book provides an easy-to-follow plan for setting up, creating, and maintaining interactive notebooks for the social studies classroom. Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, this product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.