Go, West, Pack Light!

Students investigate the hardships related to pioneer life and the Wagon Train. They listen to an excerpt from the book "Little House on the Prairie," and discuss the hardships faced by pioneers travelling west. In small groups students conduct Internet research, and create a manifest for a pioneer wagon trip.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Research