Westward Ho!

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Young scholars participate in an Oregon Trail simulation in order to learn the hardships that the emigrating settlers faced. In this U.S. history lesson, students are required to work as a team and use the internet to research a final destination, departure date, route, and provisions for their wagon train. Young scholars within the team are assigned a role, which dictates their responsibilities.

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Grade
3rd - 4th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Simulation