The Trail of Tears

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Imagine being forced to walk from Florida to Oklahoma. Imagine being forced to walk from Florida to Oklahoma in the winter. Imagine being forced to walk from Florida to Oklahoma with everyone in your village, including the old and the sick. Class members listen to a podcast about the Trail of Tears as they take a 25 minute walk. Returning to the classroom, participants discuss their post-walk feelings and their responses to the podcast. Complete directions for the activity, discussion questions, a vocabulary list, and a comprehension quiz are included in the resource.

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Grade
5th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
Technology
Audio
Common Core