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322 reviewed resources for oregon history

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Oregon Trail Wiki

For Teachers 4th
Here is a fantastic activity on the Oregon Trail! Learners use the wiki to create a fictitious character that travels on the Oregon Trail. After some mini-lessons on the lives of travelers on the Oregon Trail, they put themselves in...
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Oregon Trail Movies

For Teachers 4th
What a wonderful lesson! Your class learns about the Oregon Trail through doing research, filling out graphic organizers, and creating an iMovie. The resource links, rubric, and more are all provided, making this a truly useful lesson.
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Study History through Journal Keeping

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Journal writing can be a fun way to bring history to life. Upper graders read a series of journals from the time of the westward expansion, specifically the pioneer journey along the Oregon Trail. They compose an ongoing journal from the...
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Let Me Tell You About Oregon

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Using Oregon as the focus, this lesson requires learners to produce a lengthy and detailed research project using presentation software. After they have completed their research, they give a speech to share their information with the...
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Oregon Trail Poems: Making Audio Recordings

For Teachers 4th
Poetry is a great way to express a feeling or thought. Fourth graders choose an Oregon Trail Landmark as inspiration for a descriptive poem which they compose and record using an MP3 and the program Photostory. This activity could be...
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Oregon Alphabet Activity

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this Oregon worksheet, students put words in alphabetical order representing Oregon's history. Students put 10 words in alphabetical order.
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire? American History

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What if your class could earn 1 Million dollars, just because they knew their American History? They can when they play this Millionaire style review game. They'll answer questions, phone their friends, and work their way through 15...
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Go West: Imagining the Oregon Trail

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students access the Oregon Trial website to find information on what it was like to experience traveling the Oregon Trial. Then, in groups, they create dioramas depicting events that could have happened along the Oregon Trail.
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Let's Look at Legends: Oregon quarter reverse

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Analyzing historical legends is a fun way to develop critical-thinking skills. Pupils will use a graphic organizer to compare and contrast two historical legends relating to volcanoes. While this lesson focuses on the image of Crater...
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If You Were a Pioneer on the Oregon Trail

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine what it was like to travel west on the Oregon Trail. They develop a list of questions about the trip, explore various websites, and create a story about the experiences of a 19th century family travelling on the Oregon...
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Oregon Stories Mini Unit

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners write about Oregon after researching in the Library. In this writing lesson plan, students research, brainstorm, make lists of details and write.
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Grade 11 American History Unit 2 Test 1789-1865

For Students 9th - 12th
In this early American history instructional activity, learners respond to 25 fill in the blank, matching, and short answer questions about that nation and its leaders between 1789 and 1865.
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On the Loose in Oregon!

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Oregon worksheet, students read a detailed 3 page text about the state of Oregon. Students then answer 10 multiple choice and ordering of historical events questions.
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Analyzing Oregon’s Population Changes

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine immigration. In this Oregon history lesson, students compare and contrast the population patterns of the state in the 1800's and the 1900's.
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Oregon Forests and Settlement Patterns

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze settlement patterns in Oregon. In this Oregon history lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the impact of forests on settlement patterns in the state. Students create maps and write summaries...
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Castles and Forts of Wales and Oregon

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students compare a castle in Wales to a fort in Oregon and design and build a castle or fort. In this structure study lesson, students complete activities to study castles in Wales to forts in England. Students then design their own fort...
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Search and Seizure in Oregon

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the search and seizure laws in Oregon. Individually, they discover if they can see anything that relates to the own life from a specific case. Using cases, they research the history of the Exclusionary Rule and...
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Oregon's Early Explorer Routes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the route of an early explorer that passed into the Oregon Territory. They research the reasons for the traveled route and especially looking at the topographical features that could affect the journey. Students also...
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Studying History through Journal Keeping

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students read and write journals to relate to events of the past, in this case the Oregon Trail travels. They watch a video and read journal accounts dealing with the trip to the West as they attempt to keep a journal of what the trip...
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Let's Make a Deal: The New Deal in Oregon

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate the impact of New Deal policies in Oregon. In this Great Depression instructional activity, students conduct research regarding the NIRA, AAA, CCC, and FERA work that took place in Oregon. Students share their...
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Oregon Challenge

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Oregon activity, students answer multiple choice questions about Oregon's history. Students answer 10 multiple choice questions.
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The Oregon Trail

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover the significance of the Oregon Trail in Idaho history. In addition, 4th graders conceptualize the Oregon Trail in relation to their own lives. They engage in a wide variety of curricular activities, culminating in...
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The Oregon Trail

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concepts related to the history of the Oregon Trail. They take part in a variety of lessons that are focused around the creation of several creative projects like a poster or diorama.
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THE KALAPUYAS AND PIONEERS : OREGON'S MANIFEST DESTINY

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students study the livelihoods and world views of Kalapuya Indians and Oregon settlers. In this Oregon history lesson plan, students study the altered environments of settlers and Native Americans, the conflicts between the groups, the...

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