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The Tread of the Iron Horse

Students research the local history and lore surrounding towns near Oneida Lake. They then interview a guest speaker, research railroad history and the environmental impact of the Iron Horse in order to write a persuasive letter discouraging railroad development in the area.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Environment
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
14 days
Instructional Strategy
Research
Included Materials
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