Study History through Journal Keeping

Journal writing can be a fun way to bring history to life. Upper graders read a series of journals from the time of the westward expansion, specifically the pioneer journey along the Oregon Trail. They compose an ongoing journal from the perspective of a person traveling west. This project could produce a very interesting final paper.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Grade
8th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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