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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

Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet