ERIC Number: ED442130
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
On the Oregon Trail. [Lesson Plan].
In this lesson, students work with primary documents and latter-day photographs to recapture the experience of traveling on the Oregon Trail. The learning objectives of the lesson are: (1) to learn about the pioneer experience on the Oregon Trail; (2) to evaluate a historical re-enactment in light of documentary evidence; and (3) to synthesize historical data through creative writing. The lesson plan also contains the subject areas covered in the lesson, time required to complete the lesson, the skills used in the lesson, the grade level (6-8), and lists of the standards developed by professional or government associations that are related to the lesson as well as activities to extend the lesson. (RS)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Creative Writing, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Lesson Plans, Photographs, Primary Sources, United States History, Writing Assignments
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.; Council of the Great City Schools, Washington, DC.; MCI WorldCom, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: N/A