ERIC Number: EJ588782
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Using Children's Diaries To Teach the Oregon Trial. Middle Level Learning.
Wyman, Richard M., Jr.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v10 n3 ppss3-5 Jan-Feb 1998
Allows students to experience the trials and tribulations of traveling the Oregon Trail through reading diary and journal entries written by children of that time. Recommends three classroom activities for use with historical narratives: looking for the unexpected, identifying recurring events, and creating "imaginary" diaries based on real events. (CMK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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