Mail, Migration, and Myth in the American West

Students explore communication methods in the American West. In this History of the American West lesson, students discover facts and myths about the time period and the methods of communication used in the 19th century. Students identify primary and secondary sources and discuss systems of communication and transportation during the 19th century and today. The lesson includes a creative activity and a game activity to reinforce learning.

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7th - 9th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
45 mins
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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