Who is Who in the Old West?

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Students consider the backgrounds of those who settled the Old West. In this Westward Expansion activity, students participate in a simulation that requires them to role play miners, ranchers, Native Americans, Chinese, African Americans, cowboys, ranchers, homesteaders, railroad builders, soldiers, mountain men or fur traders who must work together to build the West.

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Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
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