Daniel Boone Teacher Resources
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The Wilderness Road: A Gap, A Map, A Song, and An Improvisation
Third graders understand the importance of Daniel Boone and the Wilderness Road in the settling of the West. The Cumberland Gap is explored in detail along with other historical figures of the times, as well as myths that survived about...
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
America Grows - Trailblazers Pave the Way
Students study the time period after the Revolutionary War when people were striving to move away from the coastal areas and look for pathways to the west. Westerward expansion is a central theme and students use a variety of resources...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History
Daniel Boone and the Opening of the Bluegrass State
Learners examine the explorations of Daniel Boone and his part in the exploration and development of the state of Kentucky. In small groups they conduct Internet research, and create a PowerPoint presentation or a poster using their...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
November 2, 1734 - Daniel Boone
In this writing prompt activity, students learn that November 2, 1734 was the birth date of American frontiersman, Daniel Boone. Students learn a couple of facts about Boone including that he did not attend much school. Students then...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
The Louisiana Purchase: Worksheet
Celebrate the anniversary of one of the United States' most important land acquisitions with a fun worksheet. The class answers five matching questions related to those involved with the Louisiana Purchase and then think about what life...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Westward Expansion of the United States
How did early American pioneers decide what to take with them on their journeys, and what was their traveling experience like? Here you'll find a collection of activities to help you explore Westward Expansion with your young learners.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching American History Project Lesson
Fifth graders research the history of the American West. In this United States history lesson, 5th graders complete 6 activities to learn about the American West. Students research the Oregon and California Trails, the Donner Party, Kit...
5th Social Studies & History
Settling the West: Westward Expansion
Third graders study Westward Expansion of the US using texts, trade books, biographies, and Internet research to determine how land was used by the settlers. They compare the different routes that the settlers used to move west. They...
3rd English Language Arts
Agriculture Shapes Kentucky History
Students explore the lives of early American Indians and settlers in Kentucky. They describe the agricultural practices of Indians native to Kentucky and develop a supply list for a group of settlers coming to the state to establish...
4th - 6th English Language Arts