ERIC Number: ED312198
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Learning about Oregon: Symbols, Legends and Facts. A Source Book for Elementary Teachers. Revised.
Covey, Marvin L.; Covey, Marjorie A.
This compendium of information and ideas is intended as a resource for teachers introducing the study of Oregon history to elementary school children. Brief discussions of 42 topics are followed by suggestions for classroom activities using this information. The topics include the various state symbols, Indian legends, the origin of the state name, geographical facts about Oregon, and important people in Oregon's history, including: John McLoughlin, Tabitha Brown, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Sacagawea, David Douglas, Jason Lee, George Washington Bush, Abigail Scott Duniway, Chief Joseph, Tom McCall, and Sylvester C. Simpson. Enlarged illustrations of Oregon symbols are provided for teachers who might wish to reproduce them for classroom use. A concluding section contains brief descriptions of each county in the state of Oregon. (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon