I CAN identify the three major trails that were used by settlers to move westward
If you were going to take a two month journey through the wilderness,
what are the 5 most essential items that you will need to bring.
Today we will be looking into the three major trail that were used by settlers to move westward. Now although these trail all went west they all had different destinations.
To help the students get a grasp of the dangers and obstacles that these pioneers faced on these trails, we will watch the following video:
After this we will use the THINK / PAIR / SHARE method to fill in the provided section of notes that will help us to better understand the 3 different trails.
Note: We used different markers to highlight the different trails on our notes
Today’s Reading: Chapter 13.1 Trails West
Today’s Notes:13.1 Trail West GN
Today’s PowerPoint:13.1 Trails West
We will completing the following Oregon Trail Challenge and map activity: