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Fourth graders demonstrate knowledge of the size of a wagon by making several different predictions. They develop a list of items that pioneers would need while traveling on a wagon train.
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If You Traveled West In A Covered Wagon
Fourth graders complete pre reading, writing, during reading, and interdisciplinary activities for the book If You Traveled West In A Covered Wagon. For this reading lesson plan, 4th graders complete journal entries, go over vocabulary,...
4th English Language Arts
Intermediate Guided Reading Lesson
Students explore pioneer life. In this United States westward expansion history lesson, students complete the first part of a KWL about traveling in a covered wagon. Students read If You Travel West in a Covered Wagon by Ellen Levine,...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Wagons Ho! Hard Times! Hard Choices!
You have just hit the lesson plan jackpot! This isn't just a lesson, it's a ten-day unit covering westward expansion, pioneer life, and the Oregon Trail. Activities include baking, model building, role-play, newspaper writing, science...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Deserts, Plains, and Mountains; oh my! Westward Migration
Fourth graders explore the early U.S. west. In this westward migration lesson plan, 4th graders participate in 6 classroom activities that require them to research and experience the westward expansion of the United States.
4th Visual & Performing Arts