Westward Ho!! Build Your Own Covered Wagon
Fourth graders discover the actual size and volume of the covered wagon used by the pioneers by measuring and tracing the actual size of a wagon. They compare and contrast present day transportation to the covered wagons used in the 19th century.
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Wagons Ho! Hard Times! Hard Choices!
You have just hit the lesson plan jackpot! This isn't just a lesson plan, it's a ten-day unit covering westward expansion, pioneer life, and the Oregon Trail. Activities include baking, model building, role-play, newspaper writing,...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Little House on the Prairie
Hop into a covered wagon and follow Laura Ingalls Wilder through the Midwest. A series of lessons based on Little House on the Prairie encourages young pioneers to see the world through Laura's eyes as they map her journey, discuss the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Laura Ingalls Wilder and Pioneer Life
Fourth graders complete a three-week unit about Laura Ingalls Wilder and pioneer life. They research the topography of Michigan in the 1870's, conduct Internet research, write journal entries, participate in polka and waltz dancing, and...
4th English Language Arts
Pioneering Children on the Move
Learners inquire about life for pioneer children. In this pioneer period lesson plan, students analyze photographs of children, make information foldables, and create a covered wagon that was typical of the ones of the past. Learners...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
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