Oregon State History Teacher Resources
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New Review The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Adventure Writing: Oregon's Landscape as a Setting
Students identify geographical features of different regions encountered by migrants on the Oregon trail. Students research how the Oregon landscape may have affected life and 19th century westward migration. Students write a narrative...
7th - 9th Science
THE KALAPUYAS AND PIONEERS : OREGON'S MANIFEST DESTINY
Students study the livelihoods and world views of Kalapuya Indians and Oregon settlers. For this Oregon history lesson, students study the altered environments of settlers and Native Americans, the conflicts between the groups, the...
10th - Higher Ed Science
Rocky Road: The Expansion of Democracy in Oregon
Learners explore the difficulty that African Americans and other groups of people faced when trying to gain equal rights. In this U.S. History activity, students research the road to civil rights then complete numerous activities to...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Westward Expansion - Fur Trade
Students complete a unit of lessons to learn how products reach the market and study the history of the fur trade. In this history and trade instructional activity, students first learn about the technology that allowed products to reach...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Journals of Lewis and Clark
Middle schoolers research the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students watch the PBS video, "The Corps of Discovery." Middle schoolers then conduct further research on the topic and create PowerPoint...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Encounters – Native Americans and Euro Americans (1850-1870)
Students consider the plight of Native Americans. In this Oregon history lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding land conflicts between the whites and Native Americans. Students discuss resettlement and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Immigration and Settlement of Ethnic Groups in the Pacific Northwest
Learners examine ethnic history of the Pacific Northwest in the period 1850-1950. They research documents and images in digital archives to explore immigration of various ethnic groups that settled in the region during this period.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Oregon's Early Explorer Routes
Pupils research the route of an early Oregon Territory Explorer. In this exploration lesson, students speculate on the affect of the topography and forest of Oregon had on the explorer's routes and analyze how these early routes have...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History