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Wagons Ho! Hard Times! Hard Choices!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
You have just hit the lesson plan jackpot! This isn't just a activity, it's a ten-day unit covering westward expansion, pioneer life, and the Oregon Trail. Activities include baking, model building, role-play, newspaper writing, science...
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Westmoreland Trail

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders complete a unit of lessons on the Westward expansion of the U.S. They play the computer game, Oregon Trail III, read primary source documents, conduct Internet research, write diary entries from the pioneer viewpoint, and...
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Selling of the West, or The Portrayal of Emigrant Travel on the Oregon Trail

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students compare and contrast the realistic and romantic art and literature about experiences on the Oregon Trail. Using this information, they compare their viewpoints and write messages on what they believe it was like on a trip down...
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Manifest Destiny

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the Manifest Destiny. They interpret quotations, study point of view in writing, research English words that derived from Mexico, and analyze reasons why settlers moved west. After writing journal entries in first-person...
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Diseases of the Oregon Trail

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students identify diseases that plagued the pioneers and find preventative measures to avoid them.  In this Oregon Trail instructional activity, students brainstorm possible health problems and diseases for pioneers. They then research a...
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Wagon's West

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students travel to the American West. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students discuss the Oregon Trail and then play the computer game of the same title. Students take on the roles of those who travelled the trail.
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Let's Party like its 1849

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore prairie life. In this Oregon Trail lesson plan, students read literature regarding the move west and participate in cross-curricular activities. Students should take digital photographs of the participation in activities...
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Moving West

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students research the Westward Movement and struggles encountered by the pioneers as they moved from Nebraska, Westward along the Oregon Trail. In this Westward Expansion lesson plan, students read an Oregon Trail poem and visit 5...
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Patty Reed's Doll: The Story of the DonnerParty

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore westward movement through eyes of doll belonging to Patty Reed, member of Donner Party. They write journal entries from points of view of characters in book, Patty Reed's Doll, participate in Pack the Wagon game, and...
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Dominguez-Escalante Trail

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders play a game based on the Oregon Trail. They divide into four groups called Leader, Fate, Hunter, and Trader. They select professions such as blacksmiths and saddlemakers. They hone basic math skills by using money to buy...
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Pioneering Children on the Move

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students inquire about life for pioneer children. In this pioneer period lesson, students analyze photographs of children, make information foldables, and create a covered wagon that was typical of the ones of the past. Students will...
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Whale Watcher Game Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students study the gray whale migration and compare their populations to the increasing ocean temperature.  In this whale watcher lesson students draw a food chain.
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Social Studies: Primary and Secondary Sources

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students assess the information contained in primary and secondary sources and discuss the differences between them. They examine the diary of a World War I soldier with a textbook account to determine the validity of each. As a...
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War & Expansion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did the United States come to acquire two of its largest states? Your class members will learn about the sequence of events that led to and immediately followed the acquisition of Texas and California, including the Mexican-American...
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Third Grade Social Studies- Quiz

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this social studies worksheet, students complete a 25 question multiple choice quiz about early American colonial life and the Cherokee and other Native American tribes.
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Add and Subtract within 100- Matching Worksheet

For Students 1st - 3rd
There are seven word problems here which test your class's basic addition and subtraction skills. Answers are listed on the right, but they must find the correct one and record the corresponding letter next to the problem. Consider doing...
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Writing With Dolch

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils increase their skills in word attack, fluency, and spelling of words and research and find information on topics from the Internet. They then use the Quick Cam with the computer and will increase cooperative skills in small...
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Through The Looking Glass

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine the time period of westward expansion. In groups, they use the internet to research the reasons why people moved west during the 1800s. They write their own narratives playing the role of a member of a pioneer family...

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