Students take on a role such as a farming community, hunting community or a trading post. They decide which products they focus on and then trade with the other groups.
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Fur Trappers and Beaver Pelts
Young scholars explore the history of Colorado's fur trade. Using a series of primary source documents and the included graphic organizer, students examine the causes influencing the growth of this industry and the effects it had on both...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Ojibwa and the French Fur Trade 1732
Fifth graders explore U.S. history by researching fur trades. In this Native American lesson plan, 5th graders read the story Trouble at Fort La Pointe and identify the Ojibwe First Nations tribe and their location within North America....
5th Visual & Performing Arts