Adventure Writing: Oregon's Landscape as a Setting

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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 essay from the perspective of a migrant traveling through a specific assigned region and time period on the Oregon trail as their setting, focusing on the proper use of dialogue and transition words, and utilizing the steps of the writing process.

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Grade
7th - 9th
Subjects
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
14 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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