Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable: Haitian Frontier Fur Trapper and Explorer

Eighth graders investigate the life and contributions of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable. They read and discuss an informational handout, define five words from the passage, conduct Internet research, and write a journal entry from the point of view of a fur trapper in the late 1700's. Students also create a timeline of the life of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable and take a quiz.

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