Write a Postcard from Texas

Fourth graders study the history of the Chisholm Trail. They interview cowboys about the cattle industry in Texas. Using predetermined websites, participants gather facts about Texas, cowboys and the Chisholm Trail. In groups, 4th graders create e-mail postcards containing facts about Texas. They e-mail postcards to classmates and family.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
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