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Oregon Trail

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Go West: Imagining the Oregon Trail open in new window
Lesson Plan
In this lesson, students compare imagined travel experiences of their own with the actual experiences of 19th-century pioneers. After writing stories about contemporary cross-country journeys, students learn about the experiences of the emigrants who traveled on the Oregon Trail. They then create works of historical fiction in the form of picture books or letters, drawing upon the information they have learned.
Grade Level(s): 3-5

On the Oregon Trail open in new window
Lesson Plan
In this lesson, students work with primary documents and latter-day photographs to recapture the experience of traveling on the Oregon Trail.
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Oregon Trail Unit open in new window
Lesson Plan
Several activities for learning about the Oregon Trail, including worksheets. Designed to be used with 2 videos, but could be adapted using other sources for research.
Grade Level(s): 3-5

The Oregon Trail Education Resource
Lesson Plan
A 158 page PDF resource guide including background history and activities like quilt making, journal writing, Oregon Trail play (script), music, cooking, and more.
Grade Level(s): 1-2, 3-5

Oregon Trail Teacher's Guide open in new window
Resource Site
This web site contains resources about The Oregon Trail, brought to you by teachers Mike Trinklein and Steve Boettcher, creators of The Oregon Trail, the award-winning documentary film which aired nationally on PBS.
Grade Level(s): 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Prairie Schnooners (Covered Wagon) open in new window
Resource Site
A diagram of a covered wagon and facts about covered wagons used by pioneers.
Grade Level(s): 1-2, 3-5, 6-8

Oregon Trail Books
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