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Going Westward: Getting Ready, On the Trail and Settling the Claim

Third graders work in small "family" groups. They participate in a group discussion about reasons people were moving west, and the finality of leaving home. They look at maps of the west and a pioneer travel guide. The families discuss their destination and how they will get there. Students make a prairie seasons chart, and write sentences describing the prairie. This lesson plan is actually a mini unit, and includes a total of three week long lessons.

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Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
5 days
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Project-Based Learning
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