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The Oregon Trail

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On the Oregon Trail - students work with primary documents and latter-day photographs to recapture the experience of traveling on the Oregon Trail.

The Oregon Trail
- Through the activities presented in this unit, students will learn the significance of the Oregon Trail in history. In addition, students will conceptualize the Oregon Trail in relation to their own lives.

Go West; Imagining The Oregon Trail - 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.


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