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14 resources with the keyterm old west

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The Cowboy Life

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Travel back in time to the 1800s and research the Old West! Elementary and middle schoolers work with a partner to complete at least four activities from a list provided by the teacher. They use these activities to present their...
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Oklahoma! The Cultural Myth of America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore cultural myths in America by collecting images and characteristics of stereotypical Americans. They read a primary source document, discussing the views of the author in class. Next, they compare the terms used to...
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The Primary Source

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore primary and secondary sources. In this historical research lesson, students use the internet to find sources of information . Students describe what information they gained from the document or program.
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Who is Who in the Old West

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use primary sources to identify those who impacted the Old West. In this American West lesson, students research the contributions of miners, ranchers, Native Americans, Chinese, African Americans, and railroad builders in the...
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At The Western Frontier

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the differences between myths and facts. They examine myths and facts found in movies about the old west. They write an essay that explains how facts differ from myths.
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Stagecoach Travel

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners view a CD Rom and access internet sites that have images of the inside and outside of the classic Wells Fargo Stagecoaches. Then, they make some drawings of their own and design a brochure that advertises stagecoach travel. Not...
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How the West Was One - Three x Four

For Teachers 6th
While this instructional activity provides a motivating and interesting way to review the concept of the order of operations, it involves the use of software called How the West Was One + Three x Four. There are also other resources that...
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Who is Who in the Old West?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars consider the backgrounds of those who settled the Old West. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students participate in a simulation that requires them to role play miners, ranchers, Native Americans, Chinese, African...
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The Pony Express

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students investigate lifestyles of the Old West.  In this U.S. History lesson, students compare and contrast the way we live today and how different things were in earlier times.  Students create maps of their schools.
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The Pony Express

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore what life was like back in the Old West and compare and contrast it to what life is like now. In this early childhood lesson plan, students discover the past, construct maps of the school, and learn how to make an...
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Cattledrives & Barbed Wire

For Students 6th - 8th
In this United States history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the development of the West. A short answer question is included as well.
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The Old West

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this literacy worksheet, students look for the words that are related to the concept of the Old West. The skill of spelling is emphasized.
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Little House in the Census: Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students view copies of the 1880 and 1900 censuses and then create and conduct their own census of their homes, comparing all three.
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Glidden's Patent Application for Barbed Wire

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners discuss the invention of barbed wire and how it affected various groups of peoples in the U.S. after its invention.