All Aboard- Central Pacific Railroad

Second graders explore the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad. For this U.S. history lesson, 2nd graders discuss vocabulary and events that occurred in the 1860s pertaining to the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad. Students learn about Chinese laborers by listening to the book Coolies by Yin. An accordion book with a relevant timeline is created by each student.

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Grade
2nd
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
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  • Vocabulary