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Transcontinental Railroad Web Quest

Students examine aspects of the Transcontinental Railroad. In this Westward Expansion activity, students conduct a web-quest in order to gather information about the Transcontinental Railroad. Students will use their information to analyze Railroad advertisements and write a newspaper article.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
4 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
WebQuest
Year
2011
Usage Permissions
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