Building the Railroad

Fourth graders examine the challenges faced by the work crews that constructed the first transcontinental railroad. They read and discuss text and illustrations, role-play jobs and the difficulties faced by the railroad workers, write a poem, and create a class mural.

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Grade
4th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print