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Westward Ho!

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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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 4th
Subjects
World History
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary