Pioneer East Goes West Project Letter to Parents

 Pioneer Parent Letter from Mrs. Hollis

Journey on the Trail Project Directions

Rubric






Here are a few web sites that will take you back in time to Western Expansion


Daily Life

http://www.ducksters.com/history/westward_expansion/daily_life_on_the_frontier.php

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/frontierhouse/frontierlife/essay6.html


Trails

Oregon Trail

http://oregontrail101.com/

http://www.historyglobe.com/ot/otmap1.htm

http://oregontrailkids.blogspot.com/2012/01/facts.html

http://www.ducksters.com/history/westward_expansion/oregon_trail.php

http://oregontrail101.com/allabout.html

http://oregontrailhelpsite.weebly.com/


California

http://www.jordan-family.org/



Wagons

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Prairie_schooner_%28PSF%29.png

http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/prairie_schooner.aspx

http://www.oregontrailcenter.org/HistoricalTrails/TheWagon.htm

http://www.scalemodelhorsedrawnvehicle.co.uk/%28American%20and%20Overseas%20Vehicles%29.htm

http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/homepage/belfourth/file/social_studies/types_of_covered_wagons.pdf

http://www.oregonpioneers.com/wagon.htm



Pony Express

http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/ponyexpress/didyouknow.htm

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/ponyexpress.htm



Pioneer Children

http://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/westward.htm

http://www.blm.gov/or/oregontrail/education-kids-trail.php



Gold Rush

http://www.ducksters.com/history/westward_expansion/california_gold_rush.php

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/californiagoldrush.htm



Common Pioneer Names

http://pioneerswebquest.weebly.com/uploads/9/0/0/9/9009314/names.pdf