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The Pony Express
Students plot the route of the Pony Express. They discover the kinds of terrain it crossed. They calculate the number of legs needed to cover the distance of its total route.
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Ag Adventure Lesson Plan: Hands High, Live Horses & Pony Express
What's the difference between a pony and miniature horse? Young farmers explore this and other horse-related questions as they learn all about the history of horse management, measurement, and breeds. They learn about using hands to...
2nd - 4th Science
Analyze and Solve Linear Equations
Solve any issues you have with solving linear equations. Learners solve linear equations in one variable, starting with two-step equations, in the first chapter of a 10-part eighth-grade workbook series. They then progress to equations...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Horse and Rider: The Pony Express in Utah
Students examine the geography of Utah and the Pony Express in Utah. In this Utah and Pony Express lesson plan, students examine background information before completing mapping and art activities about the purpose and routes of the Pony...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Centennial: Ghost Riders And Rest Stops
Fourth graders read aged letters that describe communities or stops along the route of the early Pony Express. Each day they mark on a map where the letters come from and chart the Pony Express route. They compare to today's mail and...
4th Social Studies & History
The Pony Express: The Fastest Delivery of a Message Across America
Students study the success and failure of the Pony Express. In this Pony Express lesson, students use various resources and materials to study the Pony Express. Students research topics related to the Pony Express and prepare...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Oregon trail/Santa Fe Trail/ Pony Express Assignment
Students access prior knowledge of the pony express. In this Santa Fe trail/Oregon trail pony express activity, students write brochures of a route of the pony express or create help wanted posters for a job on the pony express. Students...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History