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An Orderly Wagon Train Migration

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders work in small groups to organize a wagon train for a trek westward. They determine leadership responsibilities and rules needed to make a successful trek.
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Go, West, Pack Light!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the hardships related to pioneer life and the Wagon Train. They listen to an excerpt from the book "Little House on the Prairie," and discuss the hardships faced by pioneers travelling west. In small groups...
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Wagons West

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers assume the personality of a pioneer on a wagon train and create daily journals.  In this journal writing lesson, students read excerpts from The Way West:  Journal of a Pioneer Woman.  Middle schoolers use their...
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Roll Along Wagon Communities in the 1850's

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read and summarize information about the wagon train. In this wagon train lesson, 2nd graders complete a wordle. Students use the word wagon make an original flipbook. Students write original short scripts to describe the...
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Wagons Ho! Hard Times! Hard Choices!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
You have just hit the lesson plan jackpot! This isn't just a activity, 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...
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Time-Travel Excursion to the Oregon Trail

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research through the internet, books, and other publications to find out about American frontier life. Through hands-on activities, projects, and presentations, students then decide if they would rather be a part of today's...
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November 4th Writing Prompt

For Students 5th - 8th
In this daily writing prompt worksheet, students learn that on this day in 1834 the first wagon train reached the state of California. Students respond to 3 questions.
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Wagons West

For Teachers 4th
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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Wagon Train

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Young scholars use educational software to examine the hardships and problem solving skills needed by the pioneers as they endured frontier life. They work as teams while using the game simulation. They work a number of project while not...
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Chapter 15 Vocabulary: US History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Practice vocabulary related to the days of the pioneers, wagon trains, and sharp shooters like Bill Cody. Here you'll find 20 key terms that could fit easily into any lesson on pioneer life or westward expansion. 
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Oral Assessment Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice active listening skills.  In this literacy and U.S. history lesson plan, students predict the hardships pioneers using the Mormon Trail might have faced. Students view the movie "Children of the Wagon Train," then...
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Vocabulary: Mailing May

For Students 3rd - 4th
From Michael O. Tunnell's book Mailing May, a bank of six words related to train travel, packing, and shipping is the center of a one-page vocabulary worksheet. First learners write the correct word from the bank to match each of four...
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Patty Reed's Doll: The Story of the DonnerParty

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore westward movement through eyes of doll belonging to Patty Reed, member of Donner Party. They write journal entries from points of view of characters in book, Patty Reed's Doll, participate in Pack the Wagon game, and...
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Westward Ho!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students 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...
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Balance of Nature and the Westward Movement

For Teachers 1st
In this U.S. history instructional activity, 1st graders study the westward expansion movement of the mid-1800's. Students use a graphic organizer to compare and contrast a modern road trip to the methods of travel in the days of the...
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Plodding and Breaking Through:Walking and Carrying

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze and describe the contributions of various dance artists, performers, teachers, and choreographers. In this dance lesson, students fill in any gaps of knowledge they have in regards to dance training and choreographic...
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Exploring Transportation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know horsepower is actually based on the power of a horse? 60 horse power is the equivalent of being pulled by a team of 60 horses! Viewers will learn other interesting facts like this from a presentation that begins with the...
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Boats, Trains, and Wagons

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students read map symbols for transportation, specifically canals, railroads, and highways.
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Night (1st Reading Assignment)

For Students 10th
“The doors were nailed up; the way back was finally cut off. The world was a cattle wagon hermetically sealed.” Hermetically, pestilential, and deportation are among the words on a list of vocabulary drawn from Elie Wiesel’s Night....
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Wagon's West: Life on the Trail

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate what life on the Oregon Trail was like. In this Westward Movement lesson, students eat foods that were eaten by settlers on the trail as they read textbook pages about the trial. Students then draw an Oregon Trail...
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Education On The Trail

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explain the unique experience of pioneer studenT education on the trail. They invent ways to provide schooling to pioneer students while they were on the trail.
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Take a Plane or a Train

For Teachers K
Students listen to the song, The Wheels on the Bus. Instead of a bus, students attempt to sing the song using a different mode of transportation.
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Transportation in the 1800's and 1900's

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Youngsters take a look at methods of transportation in Colorado during the 19th and 20th centuries. They look at how transportation in cities changed during these times, and how transportation affected the way Coloradans lived. They use...
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Narrative Prompt

For Students 8th Standards
Reading about history is nothing like experiencing it firsthand. Encourage your eighth graders to do the next best thing with a historical narrative prompt, in which they describe the experience of a first-time traveler on the...

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